I went into a bookstore. I began to count the books that are to be read and the years that I will have of life. They are not enough! Not even for half the bookstore! There must surely be other ways for a person to be saved, otherwise … I’m lost. “

Almada Negreiros, A invenção do dia claro


Poetry: Diego Kerkland is an heteronym that I created several years ago. I have (self)-published two poetry books in portuguese. One on my own (“Isto. Não. São. Poemas” (2012)) and one co-written with my friend André França Morais across different Lisbon cafes and bars (“Este livro não é para marretas” (2015)). The books are only available in the libraries of selected friends. I have shared one, and only one of my poems (in portuguese – my english translation)