Mijaíl Lamas

Mijaíl Lamas (Culiacán, Sinaloa, 1979) is a Mexican poet. He has collaborated with the journals and literary supplements Biblioteca de México, Este País, Laberinto, La Gaceta del Fondo de Cultura Económica, Literal, Luvina, Nexos, Pliego 16, and Tierra Adentro. His work is included in the anthologies Los límites acordados: ocho poetas jóvenes sinaloenses [The agreed-upon limits: eight young Sinaloan poets] (2000), 1979: Antología poética [1979: poetic anthology] (2006), La luz que va dando nombre [The light that goes giving names] (2007), and El vértigo de los aires: Poesía Latinoamericana (1974-1985) [The vertigo of the airs: Latin American poetry (1974-1985)] (2017). He has translated the poetry of Luis Vaz de Camões, Cesáreo Verde, José Régio, and Mario de Sá Carneiro, as well as the prose of Carlos Drummond de Andrade.


  • Canto y piedra
    The light, though now tenuous, / is enough to see the faces of some of the regulars. / All are retirees from the great now-dissolved unions, / some others were mercenaries / or illustrious combatants...

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