Death & Life Severina ~ João Cabral de Melo Neto

Ilustração extraída do desenho animado “Morte e Vida Severina”,versão audiovisual da obra prima de João Cabral de Melo Neto,adaptada para os quadrinhos pelo cartuinista Miguel Falcão (assista aqui). Death & Life Severinaextracted from the book Morte e Vida Severina, 1966 This grave where you are,measured by strifeis the smallest shareyou’ve got in life. Neither wide … More Death & Life Severina ~ João Cabral de Melo Neto

The Clock ~ João Cabral de Melo Neto

http://www.clocklink.com/Clocks/0002-Black.swf?TimeZone=WET The Clock Around a man’s lifethere are certain glass boxes,within which, like in a cage,one hears an animal beating. If they are cages is not sure;they are more like coopsat least in their sizeand their quadratic form. Sometimes, those coopsgo hanging on the walls;other times, more privatelyin a pocket, in one’s wrists. But anywhere: … More The Clock ~ João Cabral de Melo Neto

From Petribu to Tapacurá ~ João Cabral de Melo Neto

Militão dos Santos – Canavial, Acrilyc on canvas, 50x40cm From Petribu to TapacuráThings are manywhich I keep finding on this way.All sugarcane planton both sides of the way;and more sugarcane planton both sides of the waythrough where the rivers flowwhich I keep finding on this way;and there’s other sugarcane plantson the banks of other rivers;which … More From Petribu to Tapacurá ~ João Cabral de Melo Neto

From the Stake’s Lagoon to Apolinário ~ João Cabral de Melo Neto

Nellie Visser – Dry River Bed From the Stake’s Lagoon to Apolináriotranslated by Eduardo Miranda Always thought about goingthe sea way.For animals and riversto be born is already walking.I don’t know what riverscarry from the man of the sea;I know they crave the sameand feel the demanding call.I was already born going downthe ridgelines so … More From the Stake’s Lagoon to Apolinário ~ João Cabral de Melo Neto

Death & Life Severina ~ João Cabral de Melo Neto

Death & Life Severina The grave you are,measured by strifeis the smallest shareyou’ve got in life. Neither wide nor profound,Just the perfect range,it’s the piece of groundyours innately grange. It’s not a big grave,but measured and spared,the land which you craveone day to see shared. It’s a big grave for your bluntdead body, untied and … More Death & Life Severina ~ João Cabral de Melo Neto