Dance Lesson at the Gulbenkian, Lisbon / by Marie Durquet

With Semba/Kizomba teacher, Dasmara, we met a young girl and shared a few first steps.

Wistfully I remember

a kind and gentle companion

which in the entirety of my life I've never seen...but yet remember

her mouth so gilded,

her body in ebb,

a breath that is lost

in that afternoon, so gilded.

Mário de Sá-Carneiro

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