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Sérgio Motta is a Black Brazilian author from São Paulo, and the city—full of fantasy, chaos, diversions, and diversities—is his muse. He always talking about art, Blackness (and, of course, Black art) on Twitter and in his stories, “Ciberbochicho” (Mafagafo magazine), and “Aline na Avenida das Paulistas”, and writing on the blog Resistência Afroliterária [Afro-literary Resistance].

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21 Nov 2022

As far back as I could remember, Oma warned me about the bats. She said they would eat me if they found me exposed at night. But I knew the green light of the moon would protect me, even when I was still smaller than Oma.
The truth is: / she does not have to bend into a ceramic plate to carry us beautifully, & my father / isn't the hand that will break her.
the rattle of the rails, the shuffling-muttering of hundreds of passengers nestled in the one long limb of you
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