Ruy Belo

Belo Ruy

Ruy Belo, who died prematurely in 1978, published eleven collections of poetry, four collections of critical writings, and numerous translations of writers such as Jorge Luis Borges, Blaise Cendrars, Garcia Lorca, and Saint-Exupery. His work has appeared in over thirty anthologies in Portugal, as well as in collections published in France, Spain, Italy, Serbia, Germany, Sweden, Latvia, Bulgaria, Holland, Mexico, and, of course, Brazil. Recent translations of his work have appeared in or are about to appear in Catamaran, International Poetry Review, Metamorphosis, Per Contra, and Saranac Review.

  • The Poet in a Streetcar & The Sunflower of Rio de Onor

    Suddenly with another year fallen away
  • Some Propositions with Children | Changing the Subject

    The child is completely immersed in childhood
  • Poem of the Quotidian

    Night falls so swiftly in this part of town