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"Porque" Sophia de Mello Breyner
[to quote Breaking Bad "yes, I'm a nerd"]Till rising and gliding out I wander'd off by myself,In the mystical moist night-air, and from time to time,Look'd up in perfect silence at the stars. - Walt Whitman
Casa de Euterpe: Os Amigos - Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen
"When she'd forgotten who she was before they said who she should be."
Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (1919-2004) is one of the most important poetess and writer of the twentieth century that found in poetry and literature a way to communicate her perception of things through the transfiguration of the world. Sea is one of her great themes; others also recurring are the Ancient Greece and ideas of freedom and justice. Her works also include children’s books. In 1999 she became the first woman receiving the highest Portuguese award for poetry, the Camões…
This makes me think of the Torchwood episode that was about the Chosen Ones and Fairies...
Yasmina Reza - Felizes os Felizes
Excerto de "Ode a Walt Whitman" por F. Garcia Lorca
Great quote! I like the more recent translation of it better though