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Carlos Drummond de Andrade – José


And now, José? the party’s over, the light is out, the people have gone, the night has chilled, and now, José? and now, you? you who are nameless, who scoffs at others you who versifies, who loves, protests? and now, … Continue reading

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Two from Lewis Carroll


Lewis Carroll, one of my favorites for having invented the Mad Hatter and the Red Queen, not to mention the rabbit into whose hole she fell, has always fascinated me.   Jaberwocky is at the bottom. . . The Walrus … Continue reading

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Frost: Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening


Another poem by Frost.  More widely known but suggested by a reader.  Anything that can quell the fire of world violence on a Sunday evening is a welcome respite. – Carlos Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening BY ROBERT FROST … Continue reading

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Wishes: Carlos Drummond de Andrade (from the Portuguese)


Perhaps one of Brazil’s most beloved poets, he died in 1987.  If you like it, Google him for more. Desejos                                         … Continue reading

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Rãs, by Fernando Pessoa, translation


. . Rãs Fernando Pessoa . . Todas as cousas que há neste mundo       All the things there are in this world Têm uma história,                         … Continue reading

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