Cardenal reads an early poem ("Managua 6:30 P.M.") and a late poem ("Stardust"), both of which are also read in English by translator Jonathan Cohen. Now eighty-six, Cardenal has written more than thirty books, and his latest collection, The Origin of Species and Other Poems, is devoted to Charles Darwin. "There is science fiction," he recently told the Daily News. "This could be called science poetry."
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