Tag : Drops

Drops - Comparison

Drops – Comparison

by Katia Ceccarelli   The niche writer, poet, performer is sitting at a table in a corner, holding the phone with one hand and nervously drumming his fingers on the table with the other hand. His wife is sitting in front of him, in a snug little black dress, she is busy crocheting: she is […]

Drops - coincidences

Drops – coincidences

by Katia Ceccarelli It’s seven pm and I have just come home. My shoes are hurting my feet and I have just broken a finger nail. On the kitchen table there’s a bill to be paid, actually I had to pay it today but I forgot it. In the fridge there are some veggies and […]

Drops - Certainty

Drops – Certainty

di Katia Ceccarelli Sitting in front of an ice cream parlour two mothers are talking about their children who, in the meantime, are playing tag around a light pole. – My child is already aware… He is able to distinguish between healthy food and junk food – says one of them, fiercely eating a sage-flavoured […]

Drops - Small things

Drops – Small things

by Katia Ceccarelli I saw it in a store window before my holidays: what a stunning jacket! It’s ideal to wear in the cool morning air of the city. Not to mention that pearl-grey dress, appropriate to wear for all the occasions when you need a classy outfit. I’ll certainly go to that shop, and, […]

Drops - Fantasies

Drops – Fantasies

by Katia Ceccarelli My best friend has chosen me to be the best man at his wedding. I have to… but I do it just because I care about him, otherwise I wouldn’t put on a suit, I don’t feel like doing it. What is sure, however, is that it won’t be one of those […]

Drops - Illusions

Drops – Illusions

by Katia Ceccarelli All is not lost! Many people say that gardening is good for body, mind and soul, and, for those who do not have a garden, they came up with the balcony gardening. Two balconies: that’s what I have to test my thaumaturgic ability to deal with plants. Indoors I have at least three black-thumb-proof houseplants – it says […]

Drops - Experimentation

Drops – Experimentation

by Katia Ceccarelli I’d better have a look on the internet, you can find everything there, and at least for once I’ll be looking for something I really need. My mum persists in using the smelly creams recommended by her dermatologist, but my situation is really serious, I am in an emergency, I mean, we […]

Drops - Perceptions

Drops – Perceptions

by Katia Ceccarelli I have my nose in the air. It’s true and I am proud of it. But this is true in the literal sense of the word, as I hate being amid bad odors. Actually I even hate any single odor. The perception of a bad odor can spoil my day as it […]

Drops - Appointments

Drops – Appointments

by Katia Ceccarelli It’s about to rain and, as if this wasn’t enough, I am in a bad mood. As soon as I get to the office I find out that my first appointment has been cancelled and I feel like today’s gonna be a bad day. I leave the door ajar and I sit […]

Drops - Certainties

Drops – Certainties

by Katia Ceccarelli I wake up at a quarter to six. I have to, if I want to take the 7 o’clock bus; in the morning I want to take my time to get properly dressed and to put on makeup perfectly and then I need a quarter of an hour to revise and check […]