:::For Easter:::

Olha lá vai passando a procissão, Se arrastando que nem cobra pelo chão
As pessoas que nela vão passando, Acreditam nas coisas lá do céu
As mulheres cantando tiram versos, Os homens escutando tiram o chapéu
Eles vivem penando aqui na terra, Esperando o que Jesus prometeu
E Jesus prometeu vida melhor, Pra quem vive nesse mundo sem amor
[…]
Eu também tô do lado de Jesus, Só que acho que ele se esqueceu
De dizer que na terra a gente tem, De arranjar um jeitinho pra viver

Look there goes the procession passing by, Dragging along like a snake on the ground
The people in it go by, They believe in the things up there of heaven
The women singing pulling out verses, The men listening pulling off their hats
They live paying here on earth, Waiting for what Jesus promised
And Jesus promised a better life, For who lives in this world without love
[…]
I too am on the side of Jesus, Just that I think that he forgot
To say than on earth people must find a way to live

“Procissão,” by Gilberto Gil [the new Minister of Culture of Brazil]

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