Italy has been called a living museum for many reasons. Everything. Everywhere. It is all truly art. The landscape is poetry. Life is a ballad celebrated by Italians in their daily lives…with their food, their faith, and their families. Filled with memories and poetic mementos of Italy, this book is perfect for anyone who understands that “La Bella Vita” is a state of mind as well as a state of being…anywhere you happen to live. Whether you have visited Italy in person, or only in your dreams, this little book will become a keepsake. Poems are offered in English with a side- by-side Italian translation so that this collection of poetry will speak to anyone who is Italian or Italian at heart.