Poems written in Portuguese

  1. Breathless Postcard

    Cartão-postal sem fôlego

    by Armando Freitas Filho

  2. Cataclysm and Songs

    O Cataclismo e as Canções

    by Conceição Lima

  3. Emigrant

    Emigrante

    by Corsino Fortes

    video audio

  4. from Ten Songs for a Friend

    Dez chamamentos ao amigo

    by Hilda Hilst

  5. from The Shepherd

    from O Pastor

    by Conceição Lima

  6. In itself

    Em si mesmo

    by Armando Freitas Filho

  7. In the mirror

    No espelho

    by Armando Freitas Filho

  8. Letter from Bia d'Ideal

    Carta de bia d’ideal

    by Corsino Fortes

    audio

  9. Postcards from the High Seas

    Postais do Mar Alto

    by Corsino Fortes

    video audio

  10. The Burden of Life

    O peso da vida!

    by Eduardo White

  11. The Caesarean of Three Continents

    A cesariana dos três continentes

    by Corsino Fortes

    video audio

  12. The city goes on sleeping/awake

    A cidade vai dormindo/acordada

    by Armando Freitas Filho

  13. Three Contemporary Truths

    Três Verdades Contemporâneas

    by Conceição Lima

  14. Travellers

    Viajantes

    by Conceição Lima

  15. When Morning Breaks

    Konde Palmanhã Manchê

    by Corsino Fortes

    audio

  16. Your face

    Seu rosto

    by Armando Freitas Filho

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You can read three versions of each poem: the original, a literal translation and a final translation. We hope the latter works as an effective new poem in English, while staying close to the original poet’s intention.

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