“Philosophy” – Poem by Brazilian Poet José Guilherme de Araújo Jorge

Three Worlds One Vision

Panoramic View of Tarauaca - State of Acre - Brazil

Panoramic View of Tarauacá – State of Acre – North Brazil
Birthplace of Brazilian poet J.G. de Araújo Jorge
Source: Blogspot Tarauacá 100 Years (1913-2013)

My Poetry Corner August 2015 features the poem “Filosofia” (Philosophy) by Brazilian poet José Guilherme de Araújo Jorge (1914-1987), a favorite poet among the people, especially the youth, for his romantic lyricism and socialist message. His romantic poetry speaks to lovers who had loved and lost.

The following stanzas from two of his romantic poems, titles unknown, were sourced from the Brazilian literary website, Pensador(Philosopher).

Seems like madness
How to explain the truth
that love, that lasts for such a short time
hurts me for an eternity.

You think you love several times…
Delusion, pure delusion,
the strange miracle of the human heart
I found difficult to understand,
and perhaps still don’t comprehend:
– Every time we love
It’s like the first time…

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  • de castro  On August 2, 2015 at 6:43 am

    A romanticist poet indeed. Writes from the heart.
    Will check out “poetry corner”..🐩
    …….

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