Poems of St John of the Cross Author:Translated by Roy Campbell St. John of the Cross, an acknowledged master among Christian Mystics and a poet in his own right, lived and workd at the same time as Theresa of Avila. His poems, presented here both in Spanish and English --- Roy Campbells English translation was awarded the 1951 poetry prize. Good Condition. Tight Binding. Pages slightly discolored from age.