Feliz Días de los Muertos

Phoebe’s post for dia de los muertos today.


For me, watching my students´ performance of “The Skeleton Woman” at the English show in Futa on Tuesday was a wonderful way to celebrate the Day of the Dead. It was really beautiful to watch one of my mom´s favorite stories, a symbol of the life and death cycle and of true love, acted out in front of me by a wonderful group of kids. I will post pictures as soon as I have them.

For now, here are two Neruda poems for my family´s favorite holiday:

Winter Garden

winter arrives. shining dictation
the wet leaves give me,
dressed in silence and yellow.

i am a book of snow,
a spacious hand, an open meadow,
a circle that waits,
i belong to the earth and its winter.

earth’s rumor grew in the leaves,
soon the wheat flared up
punctuated by red flowers like burns,
then autumn arrived to set down

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