Waiting

I waited for a message that never arrived, I waited for somebody who isn’t here yet, I waited for the rain that didn’t go down, I waited for the Sun to turn out and shine, I waited for the flower that bloomed, I waited for a longing that hasn’t broken up, I waited for a…

Emptiness

Sometimes the emptiness is so great that it seems that it will swallow the universe. There’s a silence in the midst of all. The silence of nothingness, Of the hollow, The emptying of the absence, Of the incomprehensible. by Luis A R Branco

Plums 

Whispered the fresh wind at the end of this summer afternoon, And the clear sky is already showing the moon in all its exuberance, Yet in my chest an emptiness and a commotion, What is it that troubles me so much? The world and its greed. I saw on the news a hungry child on…

The Word

Incarnated divine Word you were among us! We men and women of unclean lips, And desperately in need of you. Incarnated divine Word you were among us! We walked in darkness, But in your compassion you made your light shine upon us. Incarnated divine Word you were among us! We ragged slaves, evil prisoners and…

Poets 

  Oh, poets, If the world read your verses! What a peace, What a tenderness, What a harmony. Humanity would finally be one. by Luis A R Branco CONHEÇA E ADQUIRA OS LIVRO DE LUIS A R BRANCO CLICANDO NUM DOS LINKS ABAIXO: iTunes Google Play Books Livraria Saraiva Livraria Cultura Clube de Autores Amazon Barnes &…

Senility

I was born a child, although I had lived as an adult since my childhood. I was young, but I had matured so early that barely saw my youth pass. I was an adult, although I had lived as if I was carrying on my back the weight of the years. I became old, although…

The last taste of yours

That moonlit night so long ago, We said goodbye. In the last instant, My eyes met yours. A distant look, A cold hand. An indifference, A lonely road. At the end of the road, I could do not see even a shadow of yours. I was left alone with the moon, And with a longing…