João Tomaz Parreira

Rookie - 0 Points (04-04-1947 / Lisbon, Portugal)

The Bullfight - Poem by João Tomaz Parreira

Man and bull disarm
one another
bodies touch
as arrows
reach their targets
touching his suit of lights
and the bull's dark hide
coloring the wind
and the soil of bullring
man and bull
do not deny the contest
until blood
soaks the sand.


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 12, 2005



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