Poetry

Poetry

The excavation If everyone dig in the undergroundthey could find precious things.I’d like to dig for to raise mymother and father dead.Instead, there is someonethat digs to find petroleum, gold,antiques or sign of history. I think that the mostimportant dig is...
Naples Underground Weather

Naples Underground Weather

Naples Underground Weather The underground meteorology requires very refined operating techniques because of the small variations of temperature, pressure and humidity caused by the insufficient communications with the outside. In the deep cavities with little...
The legend of the “Monaciello”

The legend of the “Monaciello”

Every building, in Naples, took water from the cisterns below, through wells, within which workers called “pozzari” where able to go. They easily moved through these little chanels, named “cunicoli”, and climbed up the wells thanks to holes in...
Birth on the stairs

Birth on the stairs

In winter of 1943, Carmela Montagna 25 years old, long hair, black eyes, on the stairs of underground in S.Anna di Palazzo gave birth to a baby girl. After her birth the mother preferred to live there, at a forty meters depth, rather than fighting every day with the...