Damn roads not taken, and having loved and lost! I had better never had loved at all! Damned be all clichés and all my regrets too! I want his skin drinking the soft afternoon light and his taste in my mouth, I want the time to stop and to be a hundred things I am … Continue reading Snippets 6 – Afloat.
Beauty is a mystery to me. Like most people I am drawn to it, and like most ugly people I think I am over sensitive to ugliness. I do not speak of that beauty that is relative to time and culture, but a certain trend that seems to be pervasive to living creatures, that is … Continue reading The Fox and The Grapes
Last Wednesday I witnessed something that has become an all too frequent kind of armed robbery in Rio: a road dragnet. Four individuals blocked an access to a road (they do it on streets also) and armed with assault rifles robbed the occupants of two vehicles and stole a car. I might have added to … Continue reading Ad absurdum
No religion brings peace, neither does the lack of religion. Peace is unnatural to men, the same as it is absent to nature. What is peace, by the way? The strife of the pack to survive? The hunter and the prey. The hurricanes and hail storms, the earthquakes and droughts, the volcanoes and tectonic plaques … Continue reading Snippets 4 : There is no peace.
When I was young I wished my parents were dead, so that I could love them, miss them, mourn them. If they were dead, I might have believed they loved me and all that I had to endure was a simple misfortune, bad luck, that if they were alive everything would have been different. My … Continue reading Abusers abuse, survivors can´t survive forever.
I know this couple, an American 43 y-o woman and a 38 y-o Brazilian man. She is liberal and he is a die hard conservative and they´ve been on this long distance relationship for a year. She has a better job and is pushing him into moving to the US and tying the knot. … Continue reading The liberal girl and the conservative boy.
If no good deed goes unpunished, bad deeds always comes in droves. The Vegas shooting is an amazing example! It has become a sort of world sport to hate America, I think it has become a sport even among Americans to hate their own country. Anti-americanism is just a new face of what was once … Continue reading My two cents…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utRfdyBEzYc Mr. Clare: Join the dance? Vanessa: We both should. We have been unhappy long enough. Mr. Clare: No matter the consequences? Vanessa: Let us dare. Mr. Clare: And if we're rejected? Vanessa: Can we be more lonely than we are now? Mr. Clare: Then let us dare. Vanessa: And may the lost … Continue reading A lost soul, a broken thing.
Pretend you loved someone and that person turned out to be something totally different than you thought, cause you projected your hopes and dreams on that man? It happened on my first marriage. I failed to see my husband for what he really was, and what and who he is does not allow us to … Continue reading Yet another wound.
Como tem gente caindo no pau sobre o tal do Pablo Vittar! Não é um bom cantor, mas tem quem goste. Só não preciso bater palmas para ele por ser gay, ora bolas, desde quando ser gay é mérito ou demérito para um artista? Eu aplaudo um artista de qualidades evidentes, boa formação e cujo … Continue reading As revoluções cotidianas