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Briceida Cuevas Cob

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Briceida Cuevas Cob

Briceida Cuevas Cob, born in Tepakán, Kalkiní, in 1969, is recognized as one of the rising stars of Mexican poetry. Much of her work has already appeared in English, some of it in In the Language of Kings. Like all her work, this was written originally in Yucatecan Maya and translated into Spanish by the author.

Articles by Briceida Cuevas Cob

The Owl
By Briceida Cuevas Cob
Note: This poem was originally written in Yucatecan Maya.The owl is here.He perches on the wall. And meditates.Whose death does he announceif no one lives in this village?The fossils of the peopledo not…
Translated from Spanish by Earl Shorris & Sylvia Sasson Shorris