Rio in 100 words

is not a picturesque postcard 

is struggle with ease

is the land of emotional prostitution 

is joyful in the face of brutality

is black beans & rice

is soul

is a beautiful round bum & a beautiful colonial church

is colors

is just as vibrant with a coconut water in your hand as it is with a cold beer

is return of human kindness

is always ready to make love

is music on the streets

is concrete & turquoise waters

is political murals

is a perfect contradiction 

is lust & compassion

is alive

is an energy that enters you & leaves you never the same

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