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Hombres de maíz

From the Mayan creation story in the Popol Vuh, the first people were made of earth and mud, but they dissolved in water. The second people were made of wood, but they lacked mind and spirit. Then the animals gathered … Continue reading

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Sonnet — Snow Angel

          It’s a kind of genesis,         Like winding a clock,                 a gathering of order          it’s not a closed system,       from absence, evening          not to mention God    and morning, one day.          the watchmaker.           You are my sign          So … Continue reading

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I Am a Drowsy God Prone to Irritability

Oh to slumber as a god And dream the world Into being every night, To make form and heft, Arrange the vivid light And weight of mindscape. But I sleep fitfully, Toss like a leaky ship, Turn on a rusty … Continue reading

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