Why was 1968 "the year that never ended" in Brazil? An excerpt from Dunn's new book explains how politics and art created the context of Tropicalismo.
Innocuous looking stones carry the weight of a history that links Nigeria to Brazil.
Sometimes a poem's just a poem
This morning a poet friend IM'd me a poem. That was a first for me. (And, actually, it was a Gchat message but you get the idea.) Soon, she will be going to Brazil for a long time, a place I've had reason to think about a fair bit, of late. The poet's status message led me to this video. I wonder if it means something.