Antonia Pozzi (1912-1938) was an Italian poet, photographer and keen mountaineer who enjoyed exploring the terrain of the Dolomites. She was the only child of wealthy, but restrictive parents. Pozzi took her own life at the age of 26 and left behind diaries, notebooks, letters, and over three hundred poems. None of her poetry was published in her lifetime. After her death, Pozzi’s father published revised versions of ninety-one of her poems, censoring anything that hinted at her struggles with her faith or her romantic life. Her poems were not restored to their original form until 1989.
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