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Author Baca, Jimmy Santiago, 1952-
Title Spring poems along the Rio Grande / Jimmy Santiago Baca.
Publication Info. New York : New Directions Pub., 2007.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 9  821 B    IN LIBRARY
Description 75 pages ; 21 cm.
Series New Directions paperbook ; 1060
New Directions paperbook ; 1060.
Note Includes index.
Contents The heart sharpens its machete -- I send prayers out -- Thank the river for another day -- Spring arrives -- Two plum trees -- The bosque ignores our religious timetables -- A green honesty in every leaf -- ChicaIndio -- Sing and dance around you -- Pagan poets -- Sunlight and shadow -- Plans -- This day -- Shattered trust -- Reach back to that day -- A poet's love -- Ancestors run next to me -- Sentries at a gate -- Petals -- Continue -- Mix my breath in yours -- Beyond my catch -- Running -- Blacksmith's hammer -- All I ask for these days -- Ceremony -- I have no shadow -- A blue heron feather -- Eight feet below the top of the levee -- The last leg -- I have no answers -- I love my life -- The gift collector -- What is broken is what god blesses.
Subject Rio Grande Valley (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) -- Poetry.
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) -- Poetry.
Spring -- Poetry.
Nature -- Poetry.
Genre or Form Poetry.
ISBN 9780811216852 (alk. paper)
0811216853 (alk. paper)