terça-feira, 7 de fevereiro de 2012

Polly Jean Dickens

Goddamn Europeans!
Take me back to beautiful England
And the grey damp filthiness of ages
And battered books
And fog rolling down behind the mountains
On the graveyards and dead sea-captains.

Let me walk through the stinking alleys
To the music of drunken beatings
Past the Thames river glistening
Like gold hastily sold - for nothing.
For nothing!

Let me watch night fall on the river
The moon rise up and turn to silver
The sky move
The ocean shimmer
The hedge shake
The last living rose quiver.
(Para ouvir duzentos anos depois de ter nascido Charles, tetratribisavô de Polly Jean.)