The Roller Coaster – Up’n’Down! – Excerpt #02

An extension of The Microscope (some call it poetry)

The slow lifting of the fog,
a light breeze moves the tops
of the trees resigned to the fall,
messily, barely caressing them.

The sharp smell of humid earth and of iron, cement,
of trains ready to leave for the sea
or for delirious cities.

The smell of coffee
of a forced reawakening,
of desert paths, abandoned, still for a bit.

An unusual morning. (…)

[from “Loop #02” – Retouched: March 2021. Original text: 2006 – Original photo: Joe Wyatt on Unsplash]

“The Roller Coaster – Up’n’Down! – An extension of The Microscope
(some call it poetry)”

Available in all Amazon stores, in paperback and eBook format, from May, 8 2021.
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*English edition, ASIN Code: B091FYR1LT – Italian edition, ASIN Code: B091FYHS2M – ex.:


Original Title: “The Roller Coaster – Up’n’Down! – Un’estensione di The Microscope (qualcuno le chiama poesie)”
by Anna “Annina” Lorenzi. Translated from Italian by: Starleen K. Meyer

An “Original A19” Project.
Copyright ©2021 Anna Lorenzi. All rights reserved

Reader “Zero”: Starleen K. Meyer


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