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

Poetic Art ~ Mário Quintana

Monumento a Carlos Drummond de Andrade e a Mário Quintana,por Francisco Stockinger, na Praça da Alfândega, Porto Alegrefoto: Ricardo André Frantz Poetic Art Those poets who say that allNothing can say: They are just writing reports… [in Velório Sem Defunto, 1990] Arte poética Esses poetas que tudo dizemNada conseguem dizer:Estão fazendo apenas relatórios… [in Velório … More Poetic Art ~ Mário Quintana

Skull ~ Cruz e Souza

The Endless Summer ~ Benjamin Girard The leading figure of the Symbolist movement in Brazil, Cruz e Sousa was the son of freed slaves. His poetry weds the technical principles of French Symbolism to themes drawn from his social concerns and his own personal suffering. This poem describes a skull, emphasizing that we are all … More Skull ~ Cruz e Souza

Iracema Flew ~ Chico Buarque de Hollanda

Anagrama Iracema Flew Iracema flew To live abroadTake woolen clothesFeels so proudGoes to a movie from time to timeDoesn’t like nursery rhymesWashes floor in a tea roomHas walked under the moonDating a mimicaims to studyclassical singingDoesn’t play the fool to the policeTries to live by her ownMisses her hometownBut not muchSome days, recklessCalls me like … More Iracema Flew ~ Chico Buarque de Hollanda