rua de formosa

macau street ©papa osmubal

macau street ©papa osmubal

rua de formosa
lili han

near the Avenida de Praia Grande
a beautiful comb was left

the water-seller, a girl, picked it up
ran it through long braids
she combed her love

many years later
love fades

the comb is beautiful
as before

still in a delightful mood
waiting
for the next pilgrim

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