Lucilla Trapazzo

Lucilla Trapazzo

Lucilla Trapazzo – Born in Cassino, she lives in Zurich. After a degree in German literature at “La Sapienza” University in Rome, a MA in Film & Video at the “American University” of Washington, D.C., and a continuing education in art and theater, she works as actress, critic, and translator.

Her activities range among poetry (recipient of different prizes, publications in International anthologies and art books, and Festivals), theater (teaching workshops, directing, acting), video-installations, and literary critiques. In her works she longs for a synthesis of all the different artistic languages. Her works have been shown at several International exhibitions and festivals.

Poetry Books:

“Ossidiana” – September 2018, Volturnia Edizioni, Isernia, Italy.
“Dei Piccoli Mondi” – April 2019, Il Leggio Edizioni

Please visit:

In the Absence – a Boat named Hope

No moon tonight. The voracious belly
of the sea nurses on dreams
and meat. A boat forgiven
is tainted by shadows
while furrowing the waters.
The promised destiny is distant.
A woman’s face suspended
in the absence. Behind
the taste of home and native land.
Disdainful beaches

(© translated by Lucilla Trapazzo)

Sudden Sunset

An orange gesture loosens
the entangled sea, suddenly
lighting up the blue.
The space is pause and desert
until time expands
the sense.
Beyond the slope, a green

(© translated by Elisabeth Grech)

Published with the permission of Lucilla Trapazzo