…Of all the heteronyms of Fernando Pessoa, I find I enjoy Caeiro the best. In the library of the university is Erin Moure’s translation, Sheep’s Vigil by a Fervent Person, which is now on my reading list.
“If, after I die, they want to write my biography
There’s nothing more simple.
There are only two dates: my day of birth, day of death.
Between one and the other all the days are mine.”