Category Archives: Overseas

I’m Going to Sleep

I’m Going to Sleep Teeth of flowers, hairnet of dew hands of grass, you, my gentle nurse have laid out the earthy sheets for me and the eiderdown of well-cleaned mosses. I’m going to sleep, my nurse, lay me down … Continue reading

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Blanco Amor- Love Spell

I leant against a green pine Counting on protection Not so much from rain and sky As from the spell on me. I sought comfort in the air And the air just whisked away; I asked advice of the waters … Continue reading

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Blanco Amor: Saudade

I set off one early morning Maybe never to return Brown autumn leaves were milling And rolling over the ground Brown leaves of autumn lying beneath my walking feet. I set my sight on the distance Without once turning my … Continue reading

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Horacio Quiroga- The Beheaded Chicken

The Beheaded Chicken- Horacio Quiroga The four idiot children of the Mazzini-Ferraz family spent the whole day sitting on a bench in the patio.  Their tongues hung between their lips, they had stupid eyes and they turned their heads with … Continue reading

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