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  • Circumplector


    The title of this short, votive piece comes from a Latin word culled from Dieterich Buxtehude's aria "The most holy limbs of our suffering Christ"; roughly translated to English, "circumplector" means "embrace". The portion of the aria performed in the film is translated below:

    The nails in Your feet, the hard blows
    and so grievous marks
    I embrace with love,
    Fearful at the sight of You
    Mindful of Your wounds.

    Sweet Jesus, merciful God
    I cry to You, in my guilt
    Show me Your grace,
    Turn me not unworthy away
    From Your sacred feet.

  • Pina


    Prison poetry of liberated expression

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