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L’Ultima Notte (The Last Night)

When I finally entered the Fiori’s house that night, I was physically and emotionally exhausted. Everything was so surreal, and I couldn’t help but wish that I would wake up to find that it had all just been one terrible … Continue reading

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Domenica Sera (Sunday Night)

Sunday dragged. My train wasn’t until the afternoon, so I had a whole day to think about what would happen when I returned to Lucca.  And a very long train ride.  I no longer knew if I was anxious for … Continue reading

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E Allora? (And Now?)

(2010) Once again, I found myself sobbing over Skype to my mom.  Everything was a mass of confusion and pain.  I didn’t know what was happening between Mario and myself, but I could feel that we were heading down a … Continue reading

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Il Giorno Dopo (The Day After)

(2010) When I finally pushed send, I felt a huge release of emotion.  There was nothing else I could do but wait. It was another sleepless night.  I kept replaying over and over in my mind what had happened.  Each … Continue reading

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La Lettera (The Letter)

(2010) Caro Mario, Ti amo. Io so quello con tutta la mia anima.  Io odio la distanza che e’ cresciuta fra di noi e voglio fare del tutto per guarire ogni male che c’e. E’ importantissimo che tu capisci perche’ … Continue reading

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L’Anello (The Ring)

(2010) I took another long run that morning, followed by a long shower.  I was desperate to clear my head, but I was consumed by anger and fear.  I felt like I was hitting my head against a wall.  I … Continue reading

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Una Crepa (A Crack)

(2010) Many tears were shed that night.  I couldn’t understand what was happening.  It was if the Mario I loved had disappeared and a silent, stony man had come in his stead.  And that person had completely shut me out. … Continue reading

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