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The Guest who refuses to be polite – impressions by Emanuel Melo

I’m hanging out with paulo da costa these days. On the crowded subway ride to work in the morning and again in the evening on the way home I listen to him; those around me don’t. But I prefer listening … Continue reading

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Image – Nuno Júdice

IMAGE   translated by paulo da costa     The man who talked to himself in munich’s central station what language did he speak? What language speak those lost like that, on platforms of train stations, at night, when no kiosk … Continue reading

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Zoology – The Blackbird (Nuno Júdice)

  ZOOLOGY : THE BLACKBIRD  translated by paulo da costa   Inside the cage, the blackbird has no yellower a beak than outside. The bird shrinks into a corner, poor thing, and seems shy, although it is the fault of … Continue reading

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Class Struggle – Nuno Júdice

CLASS STRUGGLE  translated by paulo da costa   Not everyone who built the cathedrals witnessed the same. Some, by sunlight, erected towers and pinnacles and attained heaven, others, inside crypts, painted hells by candlelight, leaving room on the ground for … Continue reading

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Coral Bracho – Four poems

Coral Bracho – Four Poems translated by paulo da costa   La voz indígena Es un dolor de voz que se apaga. De voz eterna y profunda que así se apaga. Que así se apaga para nosotros.       … Continue reading

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