literature

Luísa Paolinelli

silva, rui

He was a Madeiran poet who published his texts in various periodicals in the region, but also in some Brazilian press. He was a romantic writer, bucolic, sensitive, with a unique and even strange sentimentality. His verses, with poetic value, show spontaneity and rigor in terms of metric and deal with philosophical and romantic themes. …

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coito, manuel jesus

(Paúl do Mar [Madeira], 1876-Honolulu, 1957) Known as the “Punchbowl poet” and the “Honolulu poet,” Coito was born in Madeira, but lived most of his life in Honolulu, Hawaii, where he wrote many poems and fados. It was the author’s granddaughter, Jeanne Kahanaoi, who found all of the poet’s works at home in a box. …

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