On, until where the eyes go up more, in a light throne, one heavy red damson plum curtain enters, of deep tones, fallen for the sides in long and wide folds, sees the Christ, in the alegoria of Redivivo, with chaga symbolic in the right flank, having in an one of the hands green branch. Also the call Black Swan was a poet of emotivas explosions, of lyric discharges. Beyond the personal drama, it has very in it of African atavism. Yes, it for times places itself as spokesman of its sofredor people. He speaks for countless generations of oppressed and relegated men. Its conscience regarding the dramas lived for its brothers of color is portraied in workmanships as Pandemonium (SOUSA, 2009:11): In deep of sadness and agony your profile it passes me night and day. Aflito, aflito, bitterly aflito, In a strange gesture that seems an shout. waves and waves and palpitando vacant, As deep, as old chaga.
hangs on dungeons and abysses That open the full mouths of exorcisms. With the vesgos eyes, to float of esguelha, It follows you a red vision behind. A generated vision of your blood When the Horror you struggled exangue, a vision that is your pure shade Twirling in the most tragic torture. The shade of the supreme sufferings had shaken That you as black winds. the shade your returns folloies Bloody, horrible, surprising, stranger. your profile in the vacuum perpassando V rubros characters flamejando. Ahead of inexorable critics in relation to the color of that the responsible one for the existence of the Symbolism in Brazil was proclaimed, after coming across in them with as many ached words, we have as it rewards the possibility to count with that they obtain to enxergar and to bendizer the talent of Cruz and Sousa. We can consider charmingly opportune enlevar in them with gorgeous the critical one of Henriqueta Lisbon (apud COUTINHO, 1989:225), through which it penetrated the skin of the Poet and found in the spirit of it the best analysis of its workmanships, affirming that, to the opposite of what its scholars say, ' ' although all this slow agony, Cruz and Sousa was not a pessimist.