I Chose Your Name

Do you know who chose your name? I did, just before you were born. I remember that I was in the bath tub, I was six years old and I was with our mother… I guess you were there too, inside her enormous stomach, just waiting to come out Nicolàs. You were going to be called Nicolàs. You were born a couple of months later, in April; I remember it snowing that day, it was if heaven wanted to announce your arrival with white smiles. When I was a kid, I thought that the day before you were born you […]

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A Thousand Thoughts

Hey! Remember we met last time? I’m Luca and I told you about the visit with my family. After a year I saw my little sister Irene, who is the person that I care the most about in the whole world. To look at her has always held a special meaning to me; it’s not easy to explain but I’m going to try anyway. Let’s start from what I saw in her eyes on that day I’ve always I’ve been a bit of a dreamer: I had always wanted to be a footballer when I grew up. The only thing […]

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Remembering the past

The alarm clock goes off. It’s time to wake up. I don’t think there is a more annoying sound in the whole world than an alarm clock going off in the morning. The sound sets off a series of motions inside my head. I sleepily wait for my turn to go to the bathroom. I notice that my roommates keep glancing at me, smiles flickering across their lips. What are they laughing at? I brush my teeth and wash my face and I start thinking about something else. I make my bed then leave to go and have breakfast. It’s […]

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