Mario Benedetti Poems

Mario Benedetti was an Uruguayan novelist and poet who published 80 books throughout his life. He is considered to be one of the most important Latin American poets of the 20th century. His collections include Preguntas al azar and Las soledades de Babel.

When We Were Kids

by Mario Benedetti

‘When We Were Kids’ is written by the Uruguayan poet Mario Benedetti. This epigrammatic poem deals with the concept of death.