A Letter to Chiara

“On earth there is sadness inside of the beautiful things.”

Sophia de Mello Breyner Andersen




This Tiny Melancholy

“Who hasn’t felt this melancholy, this tiny thing whose origin is unknown to me.”

Poem by Jorge Barbosa, Momento.

Versão Original em português:

Quem aqui não sentiu
esta nossa
fininha melancolia?


Esta nossa
fininha melancolia
que vem não sei de onde.
Um pouco talvez
das horas solitárias
passando sobre a ilha
ou da música
do mar defronte
uma canção rumorosa
musicada com os ecos do mundo.

Poema Momento de Jorge Barbosa.

Letter to Vibeke


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I’m that kind of a friend who will forget your birthday, but I always be there when you need it, so what is more important: birthday or always be there?

A letter to my childhood’s friend Vânia, I meet her when I was 10 years old, twenty years have passed and we are here in this life perpetuating our friendship.

I made for her a pastel velvet pink chocker and a postcard as birthday gift. I hope she enjoys it.