Maria C. Pires Costa


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I live with my husband and two sons in this quiet, sunny side of Europe, Portugal.
Writing (very modestly) has been part of my personal interests, and it always provides me with much energy and motivation to face hard times.
It also invites me to reflect on the surrounding world, and when it comes to poem writing that's so particular.We really enjoy sharing simple thoughts and ... more »

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  • Francisco Langa (4/16/2009 8:46:00 AM)

    I wonder how 11 Sept might have affected the poetess as I read down her work. I have a sense of grief and this tone continues and it only changes in reading the 'Rainbow Gathering'. There's tragedy on her work (natural and human upheavals) and sensitiveness showing the presence of human kind in every poem of her. But I still hold in my heart and mind the question on 'how the 11 September might have affected the poetess in her writing! '

    Tanguene

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Best Poem of Maria C. Pires Costa

From Destruction To Reconstruction

From images of devastation,
deep pain, and sometimes even revolt,
come before our eyes living tokens
of humanitarianism, solidarity, cooperation -
noble life lessons encompassing courage
springing from all the ones who truly act
with deep respect for Nature
and for the human being dignity.

Children's eyes are sad and distant-looking
as if they still were feeling the unlimited strength
of the giant waves moving! !
Brave young people keep projecting their dreams -
across a land that is now more sacred -
as though those dreams were being ...

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