Murilo Mendes

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Murilo Monteiro Mendes (May 13, 1901 — August 13, 1975) was a Brazilian Modernist poet, considered to be one of the forerunners of the Surrealist movement in Brazil.

Mendes was born in Juiz de Fora, in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, on May 13, 1901. He subsequently moved to Niterói in order to finish his high school, and settled in Rio de ...
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Ussr
USSR
USSR USSR
Foolish virtein
Why don´t you buy oil for your lamp?
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2.
Final Judgement Of The Eyes
Your eyes will judged
With much less clemency
That the rest of your body.
Your eyes have lingered too much
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3.
Look, Timeless
Who am I anyway?

I am the portrait of an ancestor.
I am that nightgown I wore
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4.
Half Bird
The woman from the world´s end
Gives food to the rose trees,
Gives water to the statues,
Gives dreams to the poets.
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5.
The Culprit
Not only will I blame
My parents and grandparents:
I will also sue the initial egg.
Everything is at fault.
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