Cape Verde - History and Culture

 
Ilhas perdidas
no meio do mar
esquecidas
num canto do Mundo
- que as ondas embalam
maltratam
abracam...
  Islands lost
in the middle of the sea
forgotten
in an angle of the World
- where the waves cradle
abuse
embrace...

- Jorge Barbosa, poet of Cape Verde
(acknowledgement to Basil Davidson)

 

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