Whatever received is received in a way that suits the needs of the recipient. His Zen-like wisdom, spiritual leapings like those of Blake and concerns like those of modern writers like Kafka or Camus seem to have originated in the soil of his wisdom and unadulterated thinking.
I encountered the name Antonione Porchia three times on three occasions from three different writers.
Merwin says they are. And I was little, little, little. They don't strive to create an impression. He is the author of dozens of books of poetry and translations.
Porchia was born in Italy in but lived most of his life in Buenos Aires, where he died in Perhaps at a much deeper level it speaks about the misunderstandings in love, communication and relationships.
He teaches at Princeton and has been writing and publishing for decades.
It appears to me that Porsche contracted his solitude, sufferings, sentiments and sapience into this mini magnum opus. It instantly invites us to think about every kind of giving-intellectual, emotional or material. Reading this slim volume of pages count half of that for English readers as it is bilingual.
Antonio Porchia wrote one book, a slender collection of poetic aphorisms that became a classic in the Spanish-speaking world.