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Ancestros Invisibles - Invisible Ancestors
Saturday, December 22, 2012


Homero Aridjis, Zócalo, 18 de diciembre, 2012
Carta de México


Por estas callejuelas
ancestros invisibles
caminan con nosotros

ruidos de coches
miradas de niños
y cuerpos de muchachas
los traspasan

Impalpables y vagos
frente a puertas que ya no son
y puentes que son vaciós
los atravesamos

mientras con el sol en la cara
nosotros vamos también
hacia la transparencia



Letter From Mexico

Invisible ancestors
walk with us
through these back streets

car-noises
the stares of children
young girls’ bodies
cross through them

Weightless     vague
we travel through them
at doorways that no longer are
on bridges that are empty

while with the sun on our faces
we too
move toward transparency

Homero Aridjis
Eyest to See Otherwise - Ojos de otro mirar
Selected Poems
Edited by Betty Farber and George McWhirter



     

Previous Posts
Hotel Genève - Tourist in 1934

Insubstantial Silhouette - Silueta Insustancial

Raúl Guerrero Montemayor - Padre y Compadre

In A Disguise Of Featherless Birds

Boys Become Angels

La Ciudad Y Los Perros De Homero Aridjis

Raúl's Staircase

Alexandra Waterhouse-Hayward - Maestra

Shirley Gnome - Singer/Provocateur

The Christmas Song - Shirley Gnome



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6/18/17 - 6/25/17

6/25/17 - 7/2/17

7/2/17 - 7/9/17

7/9/17 - 7/16/17

7/16/17 - 7/23/17

7/23/17 - 7/30/17