Antônio Gonçalves Dias

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Antônio Gonçalves Dias was a Brazilian Romantic poet, playwright and linguist. A major exponent of the Brazilian Romanticism and of the literary tradition known as "Indianism", he is famous for writing the poem "Canção do exílio", arguably the most well-known poem of the Brazilian literature, the short epic poem I-Juca-Pirama, and many other nation ...

Popular Poems
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Ainda Uma Vez — Adeus

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Enfim te vejo! — enfim posso,
Curvado a teus pés, dizer-te,
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2.
Minha Terra!

Quanto é grato em terra estranha
Sob um céu menos querido,
Entre feições estrangeiras,
Ver um rosto conhecido;
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I-Juca Pirama

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No meio das tabas de amenos verdores,
Cercadas de troncos — cobertos de flores,
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4.
Seus Olhos

Seus olhos tão negros, tão belos, tão puros,
De vivo luzir,
Estrelas incertas, que as águas dormentes
Do mar vão ferir;
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5.
The Song Of Exile

My homeland has many palm-trees
and the thrush-song fills its air;
no bird here can sing as well
as the birds sing over there.
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Lucianne Fasolo 30 September 2007

He was one of the most famous Brazilian poets of all time... but I'm actually not too fond of his poems. They're too romantic to me, in a sticky kind of way sometimes, lol.

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