Poetry is sufficiently diversified, especially ending with Gregorio de Matos. Sobressai the lyric poetry, sacra and satirist. 1.Gregrio of Matos War (Salvador 1633 – Recife 1696) – Much thing regarding Gregorio de Matos continues mystery. One knows that it studied with the Jesuits in Salvador and to the 14 years it was for the Europe where studied Right in Coimbra. In 1661 it was formed and if it married.
Juiz De Fora in Alccer of the Salt (Alentejo) in 1663 was nominated. In 1672 he was elect solicitor of the city of Salvador, but it abandons the position in l674. In 1681 it returns to Brazil, being nominated Bursar of If of the Bahia, but it passes for an agitated period. Perhaps because of its satirical poetry, attacking the governor and colleagues of the clergy, it was deported for Angola. It returns to Brazil and it goes to live later in Pernambuco, falecendo.
Its workmanship was published later and is divided in five parts (publication of the ABL): I-Sacra, II – Lyric, III – Gracious, IV – V – Satirical, VI – Last. ) Lyric Gregorio – Here we see the man sorry, showing the feelings, the emotions, the sadness, the transitiveness of the life, the beauty of the woman. It appears clearly the games of words, the Spanish influence (gngora). Not vi in my life the formosura, heard to say of it each day, and heard it stirred up to me, it moved and to want to see me so beautiful architecture. b) Gregorio Religoso – One reveals still more sorry. Its poems go, almost always, to speak on religious subjects and its last life. I offended you, my God, it is truth well, it is truth, Gentleman, that I have delinquent, I have delinquent you, and offended, it has offended you my badness.