Mr. Ferreira, 73 years old, is a Brazilian poet who writes in English rather than Portuguese. Recent works have appeared in Red Wolf Journal, Right Hand Pointing, Creative Talents Unleashed (Featured Writer), Indiana Voice Journal, The Lake, Whispers, Dead Snakes, Algebra of Owls, The Bees are Dead, The Basil O'Flaherty (Featured Poet), among many others. Ferreira lives in a small town Formiga, MG, with wife, three sons and a granddaughter and is trying to release his first poetry book in 2018.
He began to write at age 66 (seven years ago), after retirement as a bank employee. Has been recently nominated for the Pushcart Prize 2016.
He has a blog on the internet - www.edilsonmeloferreira.com - where he is always publishing and updating his literary works.
A collection of one hundred poems (most of them previously published) including the evocatively titled ‘A Man's (Respectful) Prayer', ‘Silent Witnesses', ‘Enduring Lovers', ‘Lights of Innocence' and ‘Joie de Vivre'. Poems that speak of life, love and times gone by.
Being Mr. Ferreira a Brazilian poet who writes in English rather than Portuguese, a novelty in our literary scenery, we think his first poetry collection can open at least a different and unusual window to our readers.