Lindemberg Pereira da Silva
'Lonely Lover On The Sea' - Poem by Lindemberg Pereira da Silva
'E como em noites de Itália
Ama um canto o pescador
Bebe a harmonia em teus cantos
O Gondoleiro do amor'
The wind blows, blows, blows...
my lonely boat -
through the stormy waves,
on this lonely sea.
The water flows, flows, flows...
leading me to the place -
where my boat,
will be safe.
Sad is the night
When I sing a romantic song -
waiting to come the light,
bringing the morning.
No flowers near to me -
The poem that flows...
is so lonely.
Inside my heart your love grows, grows, grows...
I know when it ends...
But I don't know when it starts.
Feels like: 'Lonely Lover On The Sea.'
Take my company
Feels like near to your heart -
'Cause you are my everything,
My everything without you is nothing.
Lying in my arms
I'd sing for you all the night -
Staring all the stars in the sky,
Tasting the kiss from your sweet lips.
Far from my eyes I can see
The earth where I will depart -
Never hoping from you to be apart,
While all this love to last.
(*) Castro Alves was the one of the most important
poet from Brazilian Literature.He was born in Bahia,
and as a black person and poet, he fought for the
freedom for the black people when they were still
slaveries in the brazilian society.This quotation from
his poem means: 'As in Italy's Nights, love one song
the fisherman, drink the harmony in your love, the love's
poet.'He was known in the brazilian literature as 'The
Poet of the Love.'
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