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La profecía del hombre / The Prophesy of Man

By Homero Aridjis
Added: Tuesday, June 16, 2015  /  Homero Aridji performs "The Prophesy of Man" at the 2012 Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation and Witness held at at Carlos Rosario Public Charter School, March 22-25, 2012 in Washington, D. C. Dan Vera reads the English translation.
Homero Aridjis
Photo by Lynda Koolis.

Homero Aridjis is the author of more than thirty books of poetry and prose and is one of Latin America's leading environmental activists.  In 1985 he founded the Group of 100, an association of artists and intellectuals devoted to environmental protection and the defense of biodiversity in Mexico and Latin America. Twice the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Aridjis has taught at Columbia University, NYU, and the University of Indiana. He has served as Mexican ambassador to the Netherlands and Switzerland, and was twice elected President of International PEN.  

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