Quicksand is insidious, sticky, deadly, nevertheless, well disguised behind a harmless and pleasant landscape appearance: exactly like our society, looking rich in moral principles and messenger of justice, freedom and democracy, in cruel and merciless reality with whom has the adversity or the inexperience to complete a simple false step. That is why the title of the collection. "Quicksand", in fact, is a poetries collection on our time.
Annarita Coriasco's poetry is characterized by belonging to the "objective" kind, with the verification of the reality of things and social problems. Who looks for escapist literature, he won't find it in this collection.
This has been the first poetries collection of the author. It collects some of the poetries written during the '70 and '80 years, and it is published here for the first time.