The Disappearance of Luisa Porto

Ask anyone who knows the whereabouts of Luisa Porto to please notify her residence at 48 Santos Oleos Street. Immediately advise her poor sick mother for many years a cripple now beside herself with grief. If you happen to come across …


Perhaps a keener sensitivity to the cold an inclination to get home earlier that hesitation before opening the long awaited package of books delivered in the mail. Wondering, shall I go to a movie? From the three occupations of your night, you choose none.

The Table

Carlos Drummond de Andrade is usually considered the best of the older generation of Brazilian poets. He was born in the little town of Itabirito, in the State of Minas Gerais. As his name indicates, he has Scotch blood, and oddly enough, mineiros, people from the state of Minas (“mines”) …