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Welcome to my blog! Sometimes, I write in Spanish, others in English, but basically this is my daily diary of sorts. Los invito a mi blog, que es como un diário de mis eventos y escritos que a veces son en español, y a veces en inglés...

Sunday, October 28, 2012

A poem by Tada Chimako

Torn limb from limb
The god was scattered across the earth
In a papyrus boat painted with pitch
The goddess weeps as she collects the pieces
(The river is a river of tears)
She connects the fragments of flesh
And intones great incantations
And as she chants, his wounds heal
And as she chants, his eyes open
-But what is this, my beloved husband?
Though thou hast come back, come to life once again
Thou shalt return from the netherworld nevermore
Tada Chimako
(Taken from the book Forest of Eyes. Translation by Jeffrey Angles)

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