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My Letter to the Heavens for a “Literary Giant”: Rudolfo Anaya, mi papá nuevomexicano (Part 2)

A Really Miraculous Journey (READ PART ONE) I drove with a friend for 111 miles, más o menos as el cuervo flies, before our first stop in your land of origin. The whole trip was a bit surreal… It had started as a relatively warm October day, but the temperature was starting to drop significantly … Continue reading My Letter to the Heavens for a “Literary Giant”: Rudolfo Anaya, mi papá nuevomexicano (Part 2)

My Letter to the Heavens for a “Literary Giant”: Rudolfo Anaya, mi papá nuevomexicano (Part 1)

“PS: There’s no River, only the Ripples…” What am I doing with such a title, starting this Letter to the Heavens with a PS? Well… First of all, it’s been a while that I am treading in-between worlds among ‘Cocos’, COntrary COyotes, which have influenced me in doing things in reverse. Maybe instead of coyote … Continue reading My Letter to the Heavens for a “Literary Giant”: Rudolfo Anaya, mi papá nuevomexicano (Part 1)

The Story of the People’s Tree ~Annie’s Mission~

(READ PART ONE, PART TWO. PART THREE, PART FOUR & PART FIVE OF THIS STORY) -Those birds are so magical!!! exclaims Charlemagne, amazed at what he has just witnessed from the Womb of Time, the cave behind the waterfall where the lady writer has received him and his friends Samuel ibn Nagrella and Ziryab. The writer is only … Continue reading The Story of the People’s Tree ~Annie’s Mission~

The Story of the People’s Tree ~The Clown of Venice~

(READ PART ONE, PART TWO. PART THREE AND PART FOUR OF THIS STORY) The writer has welcomed Charlemagne, Samuel ibn Nagrella and Ziryab to watch images on a strange waterfall screen she calls the Rearview Window to the World, which started showing images in the Womb of Time, a cave behind the waterfall through which … Continue reading The Story of the People’s Tree ~The Clown of Venice~

The Story of the People’s Tree ~ “As Real as Dreams: A Rearview Window to the World” ~

(READ PART ONE, PART TWO AND PART THREE OF THIS STORY) “Da Worrrld is in A Coma; da Worrrld battles a ‘FIVEG” -A ‘Fee Weg?’ What on earth is that? Charlemagne, who is able to maintain part of his conscious mind awake while dreaming, is trying to make sense of the words addressed to him … Continue reading The Story of the People’s Tree ~ “As Real as Dreams: A Rearview Window to the World” ~

The Story of the People’s Tree ~“The White Elephant’s Gifts”~

(READ PART 1 AND PART 2 OF THIS STORY) We are in Granada, Spain, in a space-time bubble set in the 11th century. On the hill facing a Moorish Bath by the Darro River, known today as El Bañuelo by its Spanish inhabitants, a rooster has just greeted the sun with a clamorous quiquiriqui, the … Continue reading The Story of the People’s Tree ~“The White Elephant’s Gifts”~

The Story of the People’s Tree ~ “Shapeshifters’ Encounter” ~

(READ PART 1 OF THIS STORY HERE) A soft breeze caresses the trees along the Darro River in Granada, southern Spain. The faint jingling of autumn leaves lulls one’s ears with the delightful shimmy of belly dancer poplars shaking their vegetal coin-belts. Tamarisks smile as they sway to the rhythm of their breeze-loving neighbors, and … Continue reading The Story of the People’s Tree ~ “Shapeshifters’ Encounter” ~

The Story of the People’s Tree ~ “An Interrupted Initiation” ~

On the first Sunday of October of the Year 2019, a strange little man made his way to the Carson National Forest in Northern New Mexico, near Red River. He had traveled as fast as lightning from Blood Mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest, old Cherokee Country, now called Georgia. The little man had long, … Continue reading The Story of the People’s Tree ~ “An Interrupted Initiation” ~