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
Lou Reed DiedTo Arruda and Alzira E It was a picnic like Sunday at Lake Alice.The woman with the tattooed armscame in despair yelling, to her friendswho drank orange juice sitting in a large towel.Lou Reed is dead. Dead is Lou Reed.And they hugged and cried and suddenly the waters of the lakestarted to bubble … More Lou Reed Died ~ Celso de Alencar
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
Banksy Elegy 1938 You work without joy for a decrepit world,where the forms and actions offer no examples.You practice laboriously universal gestures,feel heat and cold, lack of money, hunger and sexual desire. Heroes fill the city parks where you creepand advocate virtue, renunciation, the cold-blooded, the conception.At night, if fog, open bronze-made umbrellas or retire … More Elegy 1938 ~ Carlos Drummond de Andrade
Arrogant Fish ~ Tania Vasylenko Advice you should return the smileto the establishment uneventful you must pass by the peoplelike the world did not exist,you must pass only, obliviously. become a widower of feelingsrun away in the middle of the battleand storage your sexual life you should be ludicrous, my friendnoiselessyou should introduce yourself into chaos. and … More Advice ~ Aristides Klafke
Ilustração de Vitaly S Alexius MarginaliaIII, Brazilian, confessMy fault, my sinMy desperate dreamMy top-secret file My afflictedness I, Brazilian, confessMy fault, my exileThe everyday demagogyTropical melancholyDark loneliness Here is the end of the worldHere is the end of the worldHere is the end of the world Here, the Third WorldAsks the blessing, pray the psalmAmong … More Marginalia ~ Torquato Neto
Paul Christopher Flynn, Shore Boat Primer of HealingWomen and children are the firstto give up of sinking ships. Cartilha da Cura As mulheres e a crianças são as primeiras quedesistem de afundar navios.