O Sorriso : The Smile : Eugenio de Andrade

O Sorriso

I believe that was the smile,
the smile that opened the door.
It was a smile of much light
within it, wanting
to enter it, undress, becoming
naked in that smile.
To run, to sail away, to die within that smile.

-tr. by Remy Wilkins

Click to hear the poem in the original Portuguese. 

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