Passion Never Retires for Agnese Monaco

What is the best thing that I love about my work?

I love so much have a really big space for my creativity. Art & poetry give me power to externalize my soul & experiences of life.

What is my idea of perfect happiness?

Happiness comes from the simple things of life, a sunset with those you love, a kiss stolen at the time, a smile born of a tear.

What is my greatest fear? 
I am afraid of death and that idea of the unknown.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?

I don’t like being always good and understanding even when they hurt me. I forgive easily.

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?

The number one Agostino Raff & Sileno Lavorini.

What is my greatest extravagance?

I collect bracelets, poetry books in the original language and magnets from the countries that I've visited, it's extravagance it? I don't have excesses.

On what occasion would I lie?

I can not lie, my eyes show what I think.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?

When I have to talk to people who do not understand my job and these people ask me stupid questions, like for example if they sell my book at the supermarket!

When and where was I the happiest, in my work?

The happiest day was in Borgo a Buggiano when I won the Italian Red Cross award in Tuscany and in Brescia when I won the first prize “La Leonessa di Brescia”. About art when I won the world touring exhibition of my paintings and when they chose one of my paintings in Australia to represent Made in Italy with the best young painters.

If I could, what would I change about myself?


What is my greatest achievement in work?

There are many successes at work, perhaps the most exciting was my book published by a Spanish publishing house that has exported my poems in multiple languages to Europe, Latin America and Japan.

Where would I most like to live?

I believe :”There is no nicer place in the world of your home”. Rome my city.

What is my most treasured possession?

My boyfriend’s smile before kissing me.

What is my most marked characteristic?

My sweetness.

What is my most inspirational location, in my city?

The public gardens with my dogs Iago & Luna.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?

The restaurant of my friends called "La Caletta".

What books influenced my life and how? Who are my favorite writers?

The books and authors that have influenced my life are Svevo's "Senilità" and "La coscienza di Zeno", Greek lyricists and especially Sappho, Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse, Goethe's poems, Dacia Maraini, Alda Merini, Eugenio Montale , Plato, Socrates, Friedrich Nietzsche, Saint Augustine, Gabriel García Márquez, Tove Ditlevsen, etc.

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?

Sure only this song : Eldritch – Reverse.

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?

Sappho in the “Ode to jealousy”.

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?

My father the Professor Giovanni Monaco.

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?

Marley & me.

What role plays art in my life and work? Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?

Art in all its forms plays a fundamental role in my life. My biggest fan, I do not know who he is, there are many. I hate calling fans the people who follow me, for me they are friends who appreciate my work. My sponsors are ASD Natural, User Tv, Riminiamo, Italianamente, Voce23, Agnese Monaco Official, Progetto Alfa, etc. It is thanks to those who appreciate what I write that they are what they are today.

Whom would I like to work with in 2018?

A very difficult answer! I’d like work who want work with me too!

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2018?

I don’t know, usually in my profession I meet usually people. It’s so rare meet new people that make my profession too. Usually I meet the international writer too in the books manifestations too.

What project, in 2018, am I looking forward to work on?

Now start the 3rd edition about 100 Thousand Poets for Change Rome – La Giornata Mondiale della Poesia con Agnese Monaco 2018, Do you want send your poem? It’s totally FREE! Max 30 verses in your lang with italian traslation too, send it at the e-mail : , U’ll received a document to compilate & sing to send it back too with Ur poem, until 25th july. The best can read the 29th September live streaming the poem & win too things. A part this big project I’ve other too.

Where can you see me or my work in 2018?

In my web site :
(up at left there are my social links where contact me), in youtube all the videos with my complete events:
or in facebook page:
or in my international web site :

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?

Passion Never Retires is a style of life, without passion there is no life, there is no emotion, there is no future.

Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story?

Sure Lidia Laudani & Laura Ficco too.

How can you contact me? By my web site :
(up at left there are my social links where contact me),

or in facebook page:
or in my international site :

My book SINE MEMORE in amazon :


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