Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Poems I Brought Down from the Mountain” as Want to Read:
Poems I Brought Down from the Mountain
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Poems I Brought Down from the Mountain

4.47  ·  Rating details ·  17 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Poetry by Guatamalan poet, Humberto Ak'abal, a Maya-K'iche' Indian. The poems are published in their original language, and most are also translated into English. A glossary and pronunciation guide are included.
Paperback, 128 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Nineties Press
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Poems I Brought Down from the Mountain, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Poems I Brought Down from the Mountain

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-34
Average rating 4.47  · 
Rating details
 ·  17 ratings  ·  3 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of Poems I Brought Down from the Mountain
M.
Nov 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
One of my favorite poets. I love that there are not only Spanish translations but the original Ki’che’ for some poems.
Daniel Jr.
Mar 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Profoundly beautiful. I wish it was more widely available. Say what you want about Bly's translation style, but he has tended the garden of international poetry well in bring us works by poets like Ak'abal.
Dr. Dave
Feb 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A gorgeous translation!
Laurence Kirmayer
rated it really liked it
Mar 25, 2018
Pedro
rated it it was amazing
May 07, 2020
Kassandra
rated it really liked it
Apr 06, 2009
apursansar
rated it really liked it
Jul 20, 2016
Brent Brooks
rated it really liked it
Jun 07, 2013
Dalia Rodríguez
rated it liked it
Sep 28, 2017
Daisy
rated it it was amazing
May 06, 2020
Hasan Makhzoum
rated it liked it
Nov 18, 2018
Doc
rated it it was amazing
May 26, 2008
Rebecca
rated it really liked it
Nov 19, 2019
Carol Painter
rated it it was amazing
Jan 04, 2014
Arielle
rated it it was amazing
Jun 03, 2020
Ginny
rated it it was amazing
Mar 26, 2020
Eric
rated it it was amazing
Nov 25, 2017
Sanaa
marked it as to-read
Jan 28, 2013
Jenell
marked it as to-read
Mar 15, 2013
Moonis Waqar
marked it as to-read
Jun 06, 2013
Rotala Indica
marked it as to-read
Dec 16, 2014
Blossom Qualia
marked it as to-read
Jul 14, 2015
shastatour
marked it as to-read
Nov 20, 2015
Suha Star ☆
marked it as to-read
Feb 26, 2016
Eslam
marked it as to-read
Mar 02, 2016
Anna
marked it as to-read
Apr 11, 2017
Alejandro
marked it as to-read
May 07, 2017
Derek Simon
marked it as to-read
Jan 20, 2019
Nelson Xunic
marked it as to-read
Jan 29, 2019
Mahrukh Ahmed
marked it as to-read
Jul 13, 2019
Pink
marked it as to-read
Jul 24, 2019
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • The Undocumented Americans
  • Guts
  • The Black Flamingo
  • Bringing Down the Duke (A League of Extraordinary Women, #1)
  • Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love
  • The Midwinter Witch (The Witch Boy, #3)
  • Grumpy Fake Boyfriend (Kwan Sisters, #1)
  • Queen of the Sea
  • This Kid Can Fly: It's About Ability (NOT Disability)
  • The Governess Game (Girl Meets Duke, #2)
  • Long Way Down
  • The Duchess Deal (Girl Meets Duke, #1)
  • Her Land, Her Love
  • American Spy
  • One True Way
  • A Delicate Deception (Regency Imposters, #3)
  • Why Karen Carpenter Matters
  • Tonguebreaker
See similar books…
9 followers
Humberto Ak'ab'al (1952 - 2019) was a poet from Guatemala.

Related Articles

This June, as we observe LGBTQ Pride—the annual celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning communities—we wa...
177 likes · 70 comments