Maria C. Pires Costa
Biography of Maria C. Pires Costa
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 feelings, especially when we think we might be helping others.
Meanwhile, we have joined this large community to keep learning a lot from You!
We do revere many acclaimed poets who will always be living and inspiring our days. John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley, William Wordsworth, W.B.Yeats, Edgar A. Poe, William Blake, William Shakespeare, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Rumi, Rabindranath Tagore, and the contemporary Naomi Shihab Nye, Jackie Kay, Andrew Motion, amidst others.
Maria C. Pires Costa Poems
From Destruction To Reconstruction
From images of devastation, deep pain, and sometimes even revolt, come before our eyes living tokens of humanitarianism, solidarity, cooperation -
There is no wind blowing The tree stands green, serene. It enjoys the bird's singing And wonders: 'What does it mean? '
... For Our Soul To Nurture
They are friendly, entertaining, mysterious, Addressing different themes, issues, Telling us diverse life stories Much more exciting than news.
In Joy And Sorrow
What glorious times she has lived! Bright days of enthusiasm for her activity Surrounded by lots of friends and a happy family! Now treasuring plenty of gifts received...
A Sweet Haven
Today I'm not in my usual mood to face things in life as I would... Sad thoughts of loss of our beloved, and missing talks of other dearly loved
A Song Of Joy
From the top of the mountains We breathed the pure air Enjoying the stunning, awe-inspiring views, That stretched around there.
A Gesture Of Love
From dawn till dusk They are compliant With every principle and task. They are humble, obedient,
They say that my lines convey serenity, peace, harmony. But I wonder: does it inhabit in those thoughts some fantasy? A little of bravery?
We've stared at their faces - desolate, devastated- By flowing tears flooded. Every image portrayed Their lively dreams suddenly disappeared.
If You Can...
If you can see the sun shining, And listen to birds cheerfully chirping, Seize that harmony in Nature For it can bring peace to every creature...
A Brief, Encouraging Note
It surely was a hard time For you to have to say 'goodbye'! Did she really care about your plans, Your talks, your efforts, your dreams?
É ter e não ter É alegria e dor Em cada dia desde o amanhecer. É lidar, actuar, recordar,
Crowds gather around Tahrir Square Fighting for a change... fair. From here we sense people's anxiety Longing for a better future
Abro Janelas Para O Mundo...
Pergunto-me por que razão isto acontece...? O sono ainda não obedece O coração quase estremece
On A Rainy Day
The morning air was very cold,
And the sky was extensively grey
On that heavy rainy day.
It invited me to write...
Some heartfelt common lines
From the bottom of my heart.
As the rain was heavily touching the ground,