He melted like a candle, his skin laying flabby about him, his face sunken and wrinkled. Intensive weight loss made a fat man shrink to a much thinner version, with all the excessive skin and the impossibility of recovery of some fitting appearance, specially at his current age, 58 years old. He is short and … Continue reading The man who melted
Being born and raised in Brazil in a Brazilian Family whose ancestry is conveniently lost, I don´t know anything about jus saguinis, or right of blood; what defines my nationality is jus soli, right of the land, the fact that I was born in Brazil. A state citizenship is more complicated than that, even here, … Continue reading Make yourself at home, as crazy as our home is
I might believe I was beautiful, I didn´t know any better. I might believe I looked younger than my years, and sexy, if I wasn´t so self aware. The camera, the internet, the easy exposure of your body does not make you any more beautiful or attractive in real life, the fantasy of that world … Continue reading The Beautiful Lizard Lady
Yemanjá, mighty Yalodé, she brought the Portuguese sailors over her waves, the African slaves, of many different, nations, brought people from all over the world and she made sure those she found worthy reached our shores, she sowed them along our coast, let them enter the land along the rivers, and as Janaína, Nkaiá, the … Continue reading February 2nd. Those who dared start anew.