...M'ESPANTO ÀS VEZES , OUTRAS M'AVERGONHO ...
(Sá de Miranda)
EARLY MORNING BLOGS1562 - “Even Ornaments of Speech are Forms of Deceit” It’s 1667. Reason is everywhere, savingfor the future, ordering a small glass of wine.Cause, arm in arm with Effect, strolls byin sturdy shoes.Of course, there are those who ventureout under cover of darkness to buy a bagof metaphors or even some personificationfrom Italy, primo and uncut.But for the most part, poets like Roderigostroll the boulevards in their normal hats.When he thinks of his beloved, he openshis notebook with a flourish.“Your lips,” he writes, “are likelips.”
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