Pedro Tamen2012

Poem written for the exhibition:
Manuel Amado at the chapel – Ermida Nossa Senhora da Conceição, Lisboa, 2012

Arches, most quiet ships,

a travel towards green

or shadow, or breach

through which the sky half seen

the ground intensifies,

some stairs beside,

window, the sky:


it sails,

it veils.


(trad. Ana Luísa Amaral)