Um soneto de inverno [Christina Rossetti]

A Wintry Sonnet [Christina Rossetti] A Robin said: The Spring will never come, And I shall never care to build again. A Rosebush said: These frosts are wearisome, My sap will never stir for sun or rain. The half Moon said: These nights are fogged and slow, I neither care to wax nor care to…

Canção [Christina Rossetti]

When I am dead, my dearest [Christina Rossetti] When I am dead, my dearest, Sing no sad songs for me; Plant thou no roses at my head, Nor shady cypress tree: Be the green grass above me With showers and dewdrops wet; And if thou wilt, remember, And if thou wilt, forget. I shall not…

Uma aranha paciente e silenciosa [Walt Whitman]

A Noiseless Patient Spide [Walt Whitman] A noiseless patient spider, I mark’d where on a little promontory it stood isolated, Mark’d how to explore the vacant vast surrounding, It launch’d forth filament, filament, filament, out of itself, Ever unreeling them, ever tirelessly speeding them. And you O my soul where you stand, Surrounded, detached, in…

Snow-Flakes [Henry Wadsworth Longfellow]

Snow-Flakes [Henry Wadsworth Longfellow] Out of the bosom of the Air, Out of the cloud-folds of her garments shaken, Over the woodlands brown and bare, Over the harvest-fields forsaken, Silent, and soft, and slow Descends the snow. Even as our cloudy fancies take Suddenly shape in some divine expression, Even as the troubled heart doth…

Homens Sem Peito [C. S. Lewis]

C. S. Lewis C.S. Lewis (1898-1963) foi um dos maiores pensadores americanos e dedicou-se a questões como a responsabilidade dos adultos na educação dos jovens. Este é um trecho do livro A abolição do homem.  Até  uma  época  que  já  se  podia  dizer  moderna,  todos  os  professores  e  talvez até  todos  os  homens  acreditavam  que …