Pedro Poitevin, a mathematician by profession, is a bilingual poet and translator originally from Guatemala. He is a contributor to Letras Libres and Periódico de Poesía, the poetry journal of the National Autonomous University of México (UNAM). Poems in English have appeared or are forthcoming in Rattle, River Styx, Angle, Think, Everyday Genius, and Nashville Review, among other venues.
these are the trees that hide what we forget
the light-and-shadow syntax of that day
the clouded message of the castaway