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Prophet

Legacies: Selected Poems

by Heberto Padilla, translated by Alastair Reid and Andrew Hurley
Like the Russian Revolution, the Cuban events of 1959-1960 coincided with a literary revival, intense but short-lived. This rapid flowering was chiefly visible in the Monday supplement of the newspaper RevoluciĆ³n, and among the founding editors of this supplement, called Lunes, was the poet Heberto Padilla, newly returned, like many …