ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Poetry | Haiku | Portuguese

Saudade

persian-by hoomarg from Pixabay

Lying on the floor

Cool tiles soothe my aching head

Sweet tea lifts my heart

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A feeling of melancholy or sadness mixed with hope is expressed by the Portuguese word Saudade. A similar feeling is expressed by the Japanese word Natsukashii.

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