I WANTED TO HAVE THE TIME AND PEACE ENOUGH

I wanted to have the time and peace enough
To not have to think about anything,
To not even feel alive,
To only find out about me in the eyes of another, reflected.

 

David Scanlon – England – (1963 – )

Pessoa, F. (2018) Poems of Alberto Caeiro. In Portuguese and translated to English by David Scanlon. The Foolish Poet Press, Wilmslow, Portugal. I WANTED TO HAVE THE TIME AND PEACE ENOUGH. Page Number 999.

Eu queria ter o tempo e o sossego suficientes
Para não pensar em coisa nenhuma,
Para nem me sentir viver,
Para só saber de mim nos olhos dos outros, reflectido.

Fernando Pessoa

Fernando Pessoa – Portugal – (1888 - 1935)

Caero, A. ; (1917)[1994] ”Poemas Inconsultos.” Poemas Completos de Alberto Caeiro. Fernando Pessoa. (Recolha, transcrição e notas de Teresa Sobral Cunha.) Presença: Lisboa.

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