Una perla al giorno – Dhammapada



Se,rinunciando a una piccola felicità, se ne può realizzare una più grande,
il saggio rinunci pure alla piccola a favore della grande.

Dhammapada, 290

If by giving up small pleasures great happiness is to be found,
the wise should give up small pleasures seeing (the prospect of) great happiness.

Dhammapada, 290

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Così come cresce dentro
un fiore
così una luce cosciente,
silenziosamente presente
declina le nuove favole
come un solfeggio
di anime
negli accordi di sensazioni
pronte a trasformare
un muto tappeto di neve.

Sandro Remiddi

As well as increases in
a flower
as a conscious light,
this quietly
accept new stories
as a solfege
agreements of sensations
ready to transform
a silent carpet of snow.

Sandro Remiddi

Tremore – Tremor


il tempo
oltre i confini
della notte

Dimmi tu
cosa porterà
come sarà
verrà qua

di popoli
di fronte
a nuove

La guerra
non è mai
una vera risposta
a questa terra
sempre più ferita

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in the meantime
the weather
beyond the borders
of the night

you tell me
what it will bring
how will it be
will come here

of peoples
in front of
to new

it’s never
a real answer
to this land
more and more wounded

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Intensità – Intensity


Realtà e sogno s’intrecciano
regalano colori e forza
per accedere in un mondo
ricco di energie e colori
per connettersi con armonia
e intenso ed infinito amore

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Reality and dream intertwine
they give color and strength
to enter a world
full of energy and colors
to connect with harmony
and intense and infinite love

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Creazione – Creation – Ralph Waldo Emerson


“La creazione di mille foreste
è in una ghianda”.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The creation of a thousand forests
is in one acorn.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Onde – Waves – Haiku


Marea respira
ritmo d’aliti vivi

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Tide breathes
rhythm of living breaths

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Bruce Cockburn playlist

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Bruce Cockburn (Ottawa, 27 maggio 1945) è un cantautore canadese.

Il suo stile, con il personalissimo modo di suonare la chitarra, fonde generi come pop, folk, rock, reggae e jazz. Le liriche sono ispirate dalla sua visione umanistica e metafisica della vita vicina all’etica cristiana. 


Bruce Douglas Cockburn OC (/ˈkbərn/; born May 27, 1945)[1] is a Canadian guitarist and singer-songwriter whose career spans over 40 years. His song styles range from folk to jazz-influenced rock and his lyrics cover a broad range of topics that reveal a passion for human rights, politics and spirituality.

In 2014, he released his memoirs, Rumours of Glory: A Memoir.[2]  

Cockburn was born in 1945 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and spent some of his early years on a farm outside Pembroke, Ontario. He has stated in interviews that his first guitar was one he found around 1959 in his grandmother’s attic, which he adorned with golden stars and used to play along to radio hits.[3] Cockburn attended Nepean High School, where his 1964 yearbook photo states his desire “to become a musician”.[4]He attended Berklee School of Music in Boston for three semesters in the mid-1960s. In 1966 he joined an Ottawa band called The Children, which lasted for about a year. In the spring of 1967 he joined the final lineup of The Esquires. He moved to Toronto that summer to form The Flying Circus with former Bobby Kris & The Imperials members Marty Fisher and Gordon MacBain and ex-Tripp member Neil Lillie. The group recorded some material in late 1967 (which remains unreleased) before changing its name to Olivus in the spring of 1968, by which time Lillie (who changed his name to Neil Merryweather) had been replaced by Dennis Pendrith from Livingstone’s Journey. Olivus opened for The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Cream in April 1968. That summer Cockburn broke up the band with the intention of going solo, but ended up in the band 3’s a Crowd with David Wiffen, Colleen Peterson, and Richard Patterson, who had been a co-member of The Children. Cockburn left 3’s a Crowd in the spring of 1969 to pursue a solo career.

Cockburn’s first solo appearance was at the Mariposa Folk Festival in 1967, and in 1969 he was a headliner. In 1970 he released his self-titled, solo album. Cockburn’s guitar work and songwriting won him an enthusiastic following. His early work featured rural and nautical imagery and Biblical metaphors. Raised as an agnostic, early in his career he became a Christian.[5] Many of his albums from the 1970s refer to Christianity, which in turn informs his concerns for human rights and environmentalism. His references to Christianity include the Grail imagery of 20th-century Christian poet Charles Williams and the ideas of theologian Harvey Cox.[6]

In 1970 Cockburn became partners with Bernie Finkelstein in the music publishing firm Golden Mountain Music.[7]

While Cockburn had been popular in Canada for years, he did not have a big impact in the United States until 1979, with the release of the album Dancing in the Dragon’s Jaws. “Wondering Where the Lions Are“, the first single from that album, reached No. 21 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US in June 1980, and earned Cockburn an appearance on NBC‘s hit TV show Saturday Night Live.

Cockburn was married from 1969 to 1980 and has a daughter from that marriage.[citation needed] He wrote the song “Little Seahorse”, released on In the Falling Dark, in late 1975 about the time when his daughter wasin utero.[citation needed]

Through the 1980s Cockburn’s songwriting became increasingly urban, global and political as he became more involved with progressive causes. His political concerns were first hinted at on the albums: Humans,Inner City Front and The Trouble with Normal. They became more evident in 1984, with his second US radio hit, “If I Had a Rocket Launcher” (No. 88 in the US) from the Stealing Fire album. He had written the song a year earlier, after visiting Guatemalan refugee camps in Mexico that were attacked by Guatemalan military helicopters. His political activism continues to the present. Cockburn has travelled to countries such as Mozambique and Iraq, played benefit concerts, and written songs on a variety of subjects ranging from the International Monetary Fund to land mines. His internationalist bent is reflected in the many world musicinfluences in his music, including reggae and Latin music.

In 1991 Intrepid Records released Kick at the Darkness, a tribute album to Cockburn whose title comes from a phrase in his song “Lovers in a Dangerous Time“. It features the Barenaked Ladies‘ cover of that song, which became their first Top 40 hit and an element in their early success. This lyric was also referenced by U2 in their song “God Part II” from their album Rattle and Hum.

In the early 1990s, Cockburn teamed with T-Bone Burnett for two albums, Nothing but a Burning Light and Dart to the Heart. The latter included a song, “Closer to the Light”, inspired by the death of songwriter Mark Heard, a close friend of Cockburn and Burnett. Cockburn frequently refers to Heard as his favourite songwriter and he was one of many artists who paid tribute to Heard on an album and video titled Strong Hand of Love.

In 1998 Cockburn travelled with filmmaker Robert Lang to Mali, West Africa, where he jammed with Grammy Award-winning blues musician Ali Farka Toure and kora master Toumani Diabate. The month-long journey was documented in the film River of Sand, which won the Regard Canadien award for best documentary at the Vues d’Afrique Film Festival in Montreal. It was also invited for competition at the International Festival of Environmental Films in Paris.[8]

Some of Cockburn’s previously published material had been collected in several albums: Resume, Mummy Dust, and Waiting for a Miracle. His first greatest hits collection was Anything Anytime Anywhere: Singles 1979–2002, released in 2002.

In January 2003 Cockburn finished recording his 21st album, You’ve Never Seen Everything, which features contributions from Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne, Sam Phillips, Sarah Harmer, Hugh Marsh, Jonell Mosser, Larry Taylor and Steven Hodges. (Taylor and Hodges, formerly of Canned Heat who performed at Monterey and Woodstock in the 1960s, may be known best for their work with Tom Waits).

Cockburn performed a set at the Live 8 concert in Barrie, Ontario, on July 2, 2005. Speechless, an instrumental compilation of new and previously released material, was released on October 24, 2005. His 22nd album, Life Short Call Now, was released on July 18, 2006.

Canadian senator and retired general Roméo Dallaire, who is active in humanitarian fundraising and promoting awareness, appeared on stage at the University of Victoria with Cockburn. The October 4, 2008, concert was held to aid the plight of child soldiers.[9]

In 2009 Cockburn travelled to Afghanistan to visit his brother, Capt. John Cockburn, and to play a concert for Canadian troops. He performed his 1984 song “If I Had a Rocket Launcher” and was temporarily awarded an actual rocket launcher by the military. Cockburn has stated that, while unsure of the original Invasion of Afghanistan, he supported Canada’s role there.[10]

Cockburn released his studio album Small Source of Comfort in 2011. “Lois on the Autobahn”, a cheerful and experiential instrumental recalling “Rouler sa bosse” from Salt, Sun and Time is a tribute to Cockburn’s mother, Lois, who succumbed to cancer in 2010.[citation needed]

Cockburn married his longtime girlfriend M.J. Hannett shortly after the birth of his second daughter, Iona (b. November 2011) in 2011.[11][12] As of 2014, the family lives in the San Francisco area, where Cockburn is writing his memoirs up to 2004.[13]

A documentary film, Bruce Cockburn Pacing the Cage,[14][15] was released in 2013 on television and a brief theatrical showing; directed by Joel Goldberg, gave a rare look into Cockburn’s music, life and politics


Una perla al giorno – Ambrose Redmoon

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“Il coraggio non è l’assenza di paura
ma piuttosto la considerazione
che qualcos’altro
è più importante della paura. “

Ambrose Redmoon


“Courage is not the absence of fear
but rather the judgment
that something else
is more important than fear.”

Ambrose Redmoon

Incongruenza – Discrepancy


La fame di potere
alimenta incongruenza
tra il dire ed il fare

Ombre contaminanti
si insinuano
come serpenti

Non credere mai
a chi afferra solo
follia e violenza

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The hunger for power
feeds inconsistency
between saying and doing

Contaminating shadows
they creep
like snakes

Never believe
to those who only grab
madness and violence
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Essenziale – Essential


puro e vero
il riconoscimento
di quanto realmente
assume valore
nella propria vita

Non servono
o quanto
è fuggevole
ma la presenza
di persone accanto

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pure and true
than really
takes on value
in your own life

They are not needed
or how much
it is fleeting
but the presence
of people next door

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Scelte – Choices – Rebecca Hillard


“L’unica cosa che devi fare
è fare buone scelte per te stesso.
Non dovresti mai sentirti in colpa
sulla rimozione di te stesso
da una situazione che ti sta danneggiando.”

Rebecca Hillard

“The only thing you have to do
is to make good choices for yourself.
You should never feel guilty
about removing yourself
from a situation that is harming you.”

Rebecca Hillard

Stupore – Amazement – Haiku


Occhi sbarrati
scolpiscono la vita :
onde stupite

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Eyes wide open
carve life:
astonished waves

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Rod Stewart Greatest Hits (Full Album) – The Best Of Rod Stewart (HD/HQ Mp3)

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Roderick David Stewart (Londra, 10 gennaio 1945) è un cantautore britannico.

Caratterizzato dalla sua graffiante voce, Rod Stewart è uno degli artisti di maggiore successo di tutti i tempi, avendo venduto oltre 200 milioni di dischi in tutto il mondo. In tutta la sua lunga carriera, Rod ha conquistato sei volte la prima posizione nella classifica degli album più venduti nel Regno Unito e 31 volte la top ten per quanto riguarda quella dei singoli. Egli ha avuto un grande successo anche in America, con 16 singoli entrati nella top ten della Billboard Hot 100., di cui quattro che hanno raggiunto il primo posto. Sempre in America, grazie al concerto gratuito del 31 dicembre 1994 davanti a oltre quattro milioni di spettatori sulla spiaggia di Copacabana, Stewart è entrato nel Guinness dei primati, diventando l’artista con maggiore pubblico a un proprio concerto dell’intera storia del rock. Nel 2007 è stato nominato CBE, Commendatore dell’Eccellentissimo Ordine dell’Impero Britannico (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) a Buckingham Palace per i meriti e il contributo dato alla musica.

Vincitore di numerosi prestigiosi premi, tra cui 1 Grammy Award nel 2005, 1 BRIT Awards nel 1993, 1 American Music Award nel 1994 e 2 World Music Award nel 1993 e nel 2001, nel 2008, la rivista Billboard lo ha posizionato al 17esimo posto nella classifica dei 100 artisti di maggior successo, mentre si trova alla posizione numero 59 nella classifica dei 100 maggiori cantanti di tutti i tempi, stilata dalla rivista Rolling Stone .[ Come artista solista, Stewart è stato inserito nella US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nel 1994, nella UK Music Hall of Fame nel 2006 e una seconda volta nella US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nel 2012, come membro del gruppo dei Faces. Infine, il suo nome è scritto anche sulla Hollywood Walk of Fame, a Hollywood.


Roderick David “Rod” Stewart, CBE (born 10 January 1945) is a British rock singer-songwriter. Born and raised in London, he is of English and Scottish ancestry. Stewart is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold over 100 million records worldwide.

He has had six consecutive number one albums in the UK, and his tally of 62 UK hit singles includes 31 that reached the top 10, six of which gained the number one position. He has had 16 top ten singles in the US, with four reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2007, he received a CBE at Buckingham Palace for services to music.

With his distinctive raspy singing voice, Stewart came to prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s with The Jeff Beck Group and then with Faces, though his music career had begun in 1962 when he took up busking with a harmonica. In October 1963 he joined the Dimensions as a harmonica player and part-time vocalist, then in 1964 he joined Long John Baldry and the All Stars. Later, in August 1964, he also signed a solo contract, releasing his first solo single, “Good Morning Little Schoolgirl”, in October of the same year. He maintained a solo career alongside a group career, releasing his debut solo album An Old Raincoat Won’t Ever Let You Down (US: The Rod Stewart Album), in 1969. His early albums were a fusion of rock, folk music, soul music and R&B. His aggressive blues work with The Jeff Beck Group and the Faces influenced heavy metal genres. From the late 1970s through the 1990s, Stewart’s music often took on a new wave or soft rock/middle-of-the-road quality, and in the early 2000s he released a series of successful albums interpreting the Great American Songbook.

In 2008, Billboard magazine ranked him the 17th most successful artist on the “Billboard Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists”.[7] A Grammy and Brit Award recipient, he was voted at No. 33 in Q Magazine’s list of the top 100 Greatest Singers of all time, and No. 59 on Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Singers of all time.[9] As a solo artist, Stewart was inducted into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994, the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2006 and was inducted a second time into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012, as a member of the Faces.


Una perla al giorno – Mahabharata

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“Questa è la somma del dovere:
non fare agli altri ciò
che ti causa dolore se fatto a te”

Mahabharata, 5.15.17.
“This is the sum of duty:
do not do to others what
that causes you pain if done to you “

Mahabharata, 5.15.17.

Infinito – Infinity


È un cerchio
da percorrere
senza passi

In un lampo
di gioia
andare oltre
le convenzioni

da non temere
nella raccolta
di intensi attimi

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It is a circle
the infinite
to go through
without steps

In a flash
of joy
go beyond

not to fear
in the collection
of intense moments

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Respiro – Breath


Con te posso
respirare l’infinito
in un solo attimo

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With you I can
breathe the infinite
in just one moment

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Solo – Alone – Nikola Tesla


“Sii solo,
questo è il segreto dell’invenzione;
sii solo,
è allora che nascono le idee”.

Nikola Tesla

“Be alone,that is the secret of invention;
be alone,that is when ideas are born.”

Nikola Tesla