The smile in your eyes

Weekly Writing Prompt #95   The smile in your eyes is more than all the fame in this sick world, For I long left to others the bitter taste of the fight except the one for you, whose shadow I will follow to the end of time...   Image: Tucson Museum of Modern Art, Arizona

November retreat #WritersWednesday #amwriting

The place suited them, him, and his owl. The owl too loved the wilderness, the immense skies, the many creatures who inhabited the desert. They had their routine. Before their night visit to the mountain, he would dismantle his weapon, in total obscurity, a puerile exercise practised eons ago, in the academy. Then, slowly, his long … Continue reading November retreat #WritersWednesday #amwriting

Hopivotskani: the Path of the Hopis #Arizona #Hopis #FourthWorld

This text is an extract from Nancy J. Parezo's "Emergence to the Fourth World", in Paths of Life, American Indians of the Southwest and Northern Mexico, The University of Arizona Press, Tucson. In the beginning, Tawa, the sun spirit and father, impregnated Mother Earth, who gave birth to living things. These people, animals, and insects lived … Continue reading Hopivotskani: the Path of the Hopis #Arizona #Hopis #FourthWorld