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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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Linguistics, (Sign) Language, Metaphor


Here are two contrasting articles about metaphor and (sign) language.   Does signing profit from the additional dimension of time? Poetry in Sign Language “a splendid flash of concrete poetry” in ASL trace,Photospeaking and/or Photowriting series by Jolanta Lapiak at http://www.lapiak.comContinue reading

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