Carlos Drummond de Andrade (1902-1987)
Joyless work in a decaying world.
No picture fits; no pattern holds.
You struggle on like others, feeling heat and cold,
Hunger, lack of cash, the ache of sex ... more»
A canoe, an Indian canoe,
Cuts through the morning, north to south,
Goddess of legend in the prow,
Torch in her hand, raised to the sky ... more»
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Fatumbi, The Island of All Saints / Fatumbi, A Ilha de Todos os Santos
Marco André, Almir da Ilha and Mauricio 100
Shine down on us, divine gift!
This child of destiny, in thrall to Ifá
Crossing the sea with our island ... more»
Learning from Stone / A Educação pela Pedra
João Cabral de Melo Neto
Learning from stone, lesson one:
To see what stone means, live with it. ... more»
Miracles of the People / Milagres do Povo
Atheists who’ve seen miracles, as I have done
Know that where God is not, the gods ... more»