Jaime Torres Bodet
translated by George Kearns
This magazine features Ecuadorian poet and Ambassador Jorge
Carrera Andrade, who, like Bodet, juggled a literary career
and a life in politics. Click on Real audio to hear
a short lecture on Andrade. Read and listen to Andrade's poem
"The Clock," dedicated to Bodet and compare it to "The Window."
In the Web
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have dedicated "The Clock" to Bodet.