by ALKAS POETRY |
allegory, allusion, appreciation, humorous, irony, metaphor,
Oh poet, nativist,
would you love that much today
this country of clowns and artists... !
PS/ Gonçalves Dias was one of the greatest poets of the first romantic generation in Brazil. He was patron of chair 15 at the Brazilian Academy of Letters (ABL). Remembered as an Indianist, nativist poet, he wrote on themes related to the figure of the Indian,
always extolling with euphoria his great yearning for the beauty of Brazil, its people, its nature...
In addition to being a poet, he was a journalist, lawyer and ethnologist.