Photo by Laura Rasmussen

Selected poems from Kaddish for Columbus and Witch Wife: Images of nature, life, and folklore from American, Native American, Sephardic Crypto-Jewish, & Chicano cultures

Annotated resources for exploring converso/anusim heritage of the U.S. Southwest; poetry manuscript preparation, publishing; Chicano & Native American arts & culture



    At dusk, the earth's veins
        give up their color
        to the Sangre
        de Cristo mountains. The hills
        put on purple veils and bow
        to the sky. 



The Burnt Mesa against the Sangre de Cristo Mountains,
Los Alamos, NM; photo by M. Herrera
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