Spring poems along the Rio Grande / Jimmy Santiago Baca

Author(s): Baca, Jimmy Santiago, 1952-
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Subjects: Spring--Poetry
Rio Grande Valley (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.)--Poetry
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.)--Poetry
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : New Directions Pub., 2007
Series: New Directions paperbook 1060
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: 75 p. ; 21 cm
Table of Contents: Heart sharpens its machete 1
I send prayers out 3
Thank the river for another day 7
Spring arrives 9
Two plum trees 11
The Bosque ignores our religious timetables 14
A green honesty in every leaf 16
ChicaIndio 17
Sing and dance around you 18
Pagan poets 20
Sunlight and shadow 22
Plans 25
This day 27
Shattered trust 28
Reach back to that day 29
A poet's love 30
Ancestors run next to me 32
Sentries at a gate 34
Petals 36
Continue 37
Mix my breath in yours 38
Beyond my catch 39
Running 41
Blacksmith's hammer 44
All I ask for these days 45
Ceremony 47
I have no shadow 48
A blue heron feather 50
Eight feet below the levee 53
The last leg 57
I have no answers 60
I love my life 63
The gift collector 65
What is broken is what God blesses 69
Notes: LCCN: 2006101678
ISBN: 9780811216852 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0811216853 (alk. paper)
Includes index
OCLC Number: 77520552
ISBN/ISSN: 9780811216852