Friday, March 02, 2007

Elegguá 'go


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Elegguá trickster
in our path, on the crossroads
your pranks straighten lives


© Odilia Galván Rodríguez, 2007

*Elegguá, a major deity of the African-Yoruba spiritual tradition of Cuba.

Thursday, March 01, 2007

SPIRIT ETCHINGS


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he cut deep in flesh
a pattern from ancestors
to meet his spirit

scarification
tattoos that identify
mine keep out evil


© Odilia Galván Rodríguez, 2007
The Yucatan Penninsula

AFRICA



















mama Africa
my dream's deepest open space
your blood runs through us

© Odilia Galván Rodríguez, 2007
The Yucatan Penninsula

Rabbit Moon



full moon in winter~
seeing Ix Chel's rabbit face
I long to visit


© Odilia Galván Rodríguez, 2007
The Yucatan Penninsula

I SING TO SPRING or FLOR Y CANTO