ISSUE 31 – November 2021

Nervous sah uh frankin you. Nervous ah oh ah ha franking you. Do you like to be franked? Hot tamale and chili fffk. Nervous sah uh ah ma frankin — said Briar — . You have to ravish me — said Boa. Oh ah. k. — said Briar — Now I’m uh ah oh in you. But we know each other and we’re together irl. This is how you asked me to do it insofar as it came up pouring from same intimate. So although it makes me uncomfortable. Let’s. I’m uh outhere and I’m like there’s no one out here to see us.

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All English translations in this issue are by the editor. The original Portuguese comes from Project Gutenberg, and the standard disclaimer applies.



Voyage to India by Vincente Barbosa

     “promising the Captain to leave on the first favorable wind”

Voyage to the North of Brazil by Ivo d’Evreux

     “a passionate love for certain old books”

Singularities of a Country Girl by Eça de Queiroz

     “I started, elegiacally, ridiculously, to consider the barrenness of life”



Shakespeare by Machado de Assis

     “And it returns to lost delight”

The Light of Philosophy by Angelina Vidal

     “Of unstoppable revolt!”