Agua Santa / Holy Water

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1997-05-01
  • Publisher: Beacon Pr
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Like Sonia Sanchez and Sandra Cisneros, Pat Mora draws on oral and lyrical traditions; she reclaims the history and culture of her Mexican roots, especially real and imagined Mexican women of the past, from a tribute to Frida Kahlo to an interview with an Aztec goddess.

Table of Contents

The Loving Stripp. 3
Ofrenda for Lobop. 5
Oasisp. 6
Ballenap. 8
Another Brown Manp. 9
The Shadowp. 11
Corazon del corridop. 12
Aurelia: Moon Jelliesp. 19
A Child, a Childp. 20
Mama Spellp. 22
Braidedp. 24
The Weight of a Lifep. 25
The Lurep. 26
Feeding the Windsp. 27
La dulceriap. 29
A River of Womenp. 31
It May Be Dangerousp. 35
Sly Womanp. 37
Cuidadop. 39
Spring Shiningp. 40
There Was a Womanp. 42
Nunca, nuncap. 43
Descent into Boca del Lagartop. 45
The Manp. 47
Dear Fridap. 49
January in Cincinnatip. 53
Litany to the Dark Goddessp. 57
Coatlicue's Rules: Advice from an Aztec Goddessp. 60
Malinche's Tips: Pique from Mexico's Motherp. 64
Consejos de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe: Counsel from the Brown Virginp. 71
Llantos de la Llorona: Warnings from the Wailerp. 74
Agua negrap. 81
Napping Sunday Afternoonp. 84
The Official Linep. 85
Los brazos del riop. 86
Fe Tzotzilp. 88
Tzimin Chaakp. 91
Tornabep. 93
Depression Daysp. 95
Cuban Revolutionaryp. 97
Dona Felicianap. 99
Mangos y limonesp. 101
Desert Mockingbirdp. 103
La Migrap. 104
Pescadotep. 109
Metamorfosisp. 111
Sueno de mielp. 114
El Rio Grandep. 115
Let Us Hold Handsp. 116
Un cuento de agua santap. 118
Agio Nerop. 122
Cuentistap. 127
Notesp. 129
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