Hugo Cuevas-Mohr is a poet and writer born in Guatemala, raised in Colombia and lives in the United States since 1992. He has published extensively in spanish, books, albums, videos, documentaries and podcasts. He published his first book and album i english in 2023.

sometimes it’s you

sometimes it’s you a sometimes it’s you, sometimes it’s the horizon. a vanishing sunset fills your soul with endless shadows, gray clouds bring the evening storms, sound of thunder echoes in the distance; sometimes it’s you, sometimes it’s the horizon. i no longer pretend to understand our universe, nor find the coordinates of your inner…

a slow tide

a slow tide i come and go like a slow tide off a coast awaiting the certainty of its persistent return. today your eyes have a delicate smell of hope, the light is clear and the dawn is near, love is easy and the night is quiet. today your lips are an overflow of tense…

a hidden blush of hope

a hidden blush of hope i paused briefly while passing by your side and a dim light invaded my shadow. a hesitant glow entered my airtight orbit. a clean aura, gathering sun rays, left your smile scattered in the thin air. and my shadow went missing while searching for you, like a child pursuing -…

there is a silence

there is a silence there is a silence unfolding, slowly spreading around me. distant voices are vanishing, the noise of people drifting about is gradually fading, the haste and the rush have left me behind. i walk, nothing concerns me, i am just walking. my shoes remind me that this everchanging path requires my constant…

intro: silence’s threshold

intro: silence’s threshold i am crossing silence’s threshold with every step of my journey, i have faced its ethereal presence: mutating, adapting, evolving, delving in to find my voice, the unsung verses that rise from the stillness of my being while i move closer to the horizon, my eyes piercing the glowing sunset, my heart…

outro: back to silence

outro: back to silence the sun has left to find a new horizon, my voice quiets down and the darkness is coming closer. words will rest for now. between the road and the sea i have been giving you my poems and the melodies that the wind has scattered away. let us spread our wings…

I love you

From the book “en nuestra casa” the poem “te quiero”: click here to read the poem in spanish (in the spanish website) poem song (in spanish) https://cuevas-mohr.com/wp-content/uploads/06-te-quiero-Hugo-Cuevas-Mohr.mp3 I love you I love you wrapped around my waist I love you with your limbs embracing my body I love you and the wind and the air…

happy birthday

From the book “en nuestra casa” the poem “feliz cumpleaños”: click here to read the poem in spanish (in the spanish website) poem song (in spanish) https://cuevas-mohr.com/wp-content/uploads/11-feliz-cumpleanos-Hugo-Cuevas-Mohr.mp3 happy birthday it is a day like any other but a new dawn is awakening, the morning light illuminates the trees painting delicate clouds on the sheets, life…

slowly

From the book “en nuestra casa” the poem “lentamente”: click here to read the poem in spanish (in the spanish website) poem song (in spanish) https://cuevas-mohr.com/wp-content/uploads/10-lentamente-Hugo-Cuevas-Mohr.mp3 slowly you changed our lives as the sun changes the seasons, almost imperceptibly things started to change color, the voices at home became warmer, the smiles breezier and the…

anniversary

From the book “en nuestra casa” the poem “cuántos poemas”: click here to read the poem in spanish (in the spanish website) poem song (in spanish) anniversary I love you for you have opened windows hidden behind blinds for you have cleansed my eyes and have scattered colors unfamiliar to my landscape for my heart…