Poem for Eavan Boland


  • José A. Huguenin
  • Rafael Teles da Silva




“Poema para Eavan Boland” / “Poem for Eavan Boland” by  José Huguenin. English translation by Rafael Teles da Silva. Written for “Eavan Boland — In Her Many Images”, ABEI Journal 23.2 (2021).

Author Biographies

José A. Huguenin

José A. Huguenin was born in Cantagalo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is PhD in Physics and Associate Professor at Fluminense Federal University in Volta Redonda, where he lives. Poet and prose writer, he won several literary awards for poetry and short stories. His literary texts have been published in several anthologies. He is the author of Vintém (2013) Experimentos poéticos (2016), Koiah (2019) and Poemas de tempos de cólera (2021),  De manga a jiló provei na terra onde me batizei (2014), A parede & outros contos (2015) and Vidas sertanejas (2021) amongst others. The selection of poems “O movimento das palavras”  was published  in 2015 in Revista Brasileira, by the Brazilian Academy of Letters. Huguenin is the current president of the Academy of Letters of Volta Redonda (AVL).

Rafael Teles da Silva

Rafael Teles da Silva is a M.A. candidate for the program on Translation Studies, he is licensed in Chemistry, Fluminense Federal University (UFF). Coorganizer and co-author of the I UFF Seminar of Teaching Experiences During the Pandemic, he also coauthored the VI Jornada de Estudos Irlandeses IRELAND ´N TRANS-LATION(S) 2017, “Para Uma Educação Sustentável: ecopoesia em transdisciplinaridade — a região sul-fluminense” published by Eduff in 2019, and “From Globalisms to Regionalisms: the poetry of the southern region of the state of Rio de Janeiro”, published by Fafire in 2017. He is part of the G.R.E.A.T. (Translation and Adaptation Studies Group) at the University of Sao Paulo and has researched for the project Culture and Arts: the southern region of Rio, funded by FAPERJ.




How to Cite

Huguenin, J. A., & Silva, R. T. da. (2021). Poem for Eavan Boland. ABEI Journal: The Brazilian Journal of Irish Studies, 23(2), 224-227. https://doi.org/10.37389/abei.v23i2.197794