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“Casco Viejo, Panama,” “Carretera Panamericana,” “Oysterman,” “Santa Librada,” “Path of the Quetzal"


W.F. Lantry

Baltimore City College, US
About W.F.
W.F. Lantry’s poetry collections are The Terraced Mountain (Little Red Tree 2015), The Structure of Desire (Little Red Tree 2012) winner of a 2013 Nautilus Award in Poetry, The Language of Birds (Finishing Line 2011) and a forthcoming collection, The Book of Maps. He received his PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Houston. Honors include the National Hackney Literary Award in Poetry, CutBank Patricia Goedicke Prize, Crucible Editors' Poetry Prize, Lindberg Foundation International Poetry for Peace Prize (Israel), Comment Magazine Poetry Award (Canada), Paris/Atlantic Young Writers Award (France), Old Red Kimono Paris Lake Poetry Prize and Potomac Review Prize. His work has appeared widely online and in print in journals such as Asian Cha, Gulf Coast and Valparaiso Poetry Review. He currently works in Washington, DC. and is editor of Peacock Journal.
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These five poems come from a longer sequence inspired by an extended stay in the Republic of Panama.
How to Cite: Lantry, W.F., 2019. “Casco Viejo, Panama,” “Carretera Panamericana,” “Oysterman,” “Santa Librada,” “Path of the Quetzal\" . Latin American Literary Review, 46(92). DOI:
Published on 12 Nov 2019.
Peer Reviewed


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