Never kill the Mandarin: Choosing between wealth and life - A powerful tale for our times
Forgotten Raiders and Lost Invaders of Portugal

Camões: Times change, wills change

Mudam-se os tempos, mudam-se as vontades:

 

Times change, wills change,
You change your being, you change your trust;
Everyone is made up of change,
Always taking on new qualities.


Alentejo_montado02
We continuously see new things,
Different in everything from hope;
Of the bad are the sorrows in remembrance,
And the good, if any, nostalgia.


Time covers the ground with a green mantle,
That was once covered with cold snow,
And finally, it converts the sweet song into tears.


And, apart from this changing each day,
Another change makes me astonished:
That life doe not change as it used to.


-Luís Vaz de Camões

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)