Saudade, A Deep Longing

Saudade—I have a bad case of it. Wikipedia defines this Portuguese word as, “…a deep emotional state of nostalgic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves. It often carries a repressed knowledge that the object of longing might never return.” Sigh. My saudade sighs are for England. In my mid-twenties I lived in … More Saudade, A Deep Longing