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Jaime Sabines

Sabines (1926-1999), born in Chiapas, Mexico where he later served as congressman. In 1945, he studied Medicine, Philosophy, and Literature at the University of Mexico. He wrote eight books of poetry, including Horal (1950), Tarumba (1956), and Maltiempo (1972). Mexico's honored poet, Sabines received the Chiapas Prize (1959), Xavier Villaurrutia Award (1972) and the National Literature Award (1983).