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Heaven’s Kitchen by David Huerta

This week’s poem is ‘Heaven’s Kitchen’ by David Huerta from Mexico. The poem is read first in English by the translator, the poet by Jamie McKendrick and then in Spanish by David Huerta.

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Poem by Gottfried Benn by David Huerta

Huerta’s poems frequently turn on images that are experiences in themselves. In this eerie piece, he describes a poem by Gottfried Benn. Translated by Tom Boll and Katherine Pierpoint.

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Prayer by David Huerta

David Huerta’s love poetry captures the poignancy of moments that anchor our existence only briefly. In ‘Prayer’, he calls for the preservation of a moment ‘here now among us’. Listen to the recital of original and translated poems here.

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