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Read online Shattering and Bricolage.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Shattering and Bricolage The title of David Bowles first book of original poetry references the artistic technique of creating by combining in a mosaic the shards of previous broken works The volume explores the idea of psychological growth as a sort of bursting apart and reintegration of the ego examining the illusions and deceptions that humans can free themselves from if they are willing to undo their personas in order to expand their selves Ranging from experimental to traditional from lyrical to narrative these pieces sound the darkest depths of the human psyche and gaze upward at the dizzying heights we might one day reach by David Bowles

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Shattering and Bricolage
Title:Shattering and Bricolage
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Number of Pages:142
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A Kingdom Beneath the Waves, The Smoking Mirror, Lords Of The Earth, Ghosts of the Rio Grande Valley, Flower, Song, Dance: Aztec and Mayan Poetry, The Seed: Stories from the River's Edge, Border Lore: Folktales and Legends of South Texas, Chupacabra Vengeance, The Blue-Spangled Blue, Mexican Bestiary
In pre Colombian Mexico song and dance were vital components of daily life However all that is left of this vast tradition of lyrical verse are fewer than poems most contained in three codices written just after the Spanish conquest In this new translation David Bowles employs the tools of English verse to craft accessible powerful versions of selected songs from the Aztec and Mayan civilizations striking a balance between the features of the original performance and the expectations of modern readers of poetry With full color illustrations a thorough glossary and insightful introduction Flower Song Dance brings a neglected literary tradition to life for the st century, A boy faces a ghost dog armed only with his father s memory A mother must find the strength to free her mermaid daughter A teenager stands up to her manipulative uncle despite the consequences A woman drowns her children and pays the ultimate price A man must help a town learn to stave off dark forces that would steal all their children A girl must accept her role as the protector of her people br br By turns humorous dark exciting and thoughtful these sixteen tales ranging from retellings of urban legends to original explorations of the culture and mythos of northern Mexico and the US Southwest take readers to the heart of a culture for which struggle against all odds is a way of life The extraordinary circumstances in which the characters of these stories find themselves the way in which each person seeks to face the mysteries of life illuminates the weakness and strengths of all human beings, Who protects our precious fields of corn What leaps from the darkness when you least suspect it Which spirit waits for little kids by rivers and lakes From the ahuizotl to the xocoyoles and all the imps ghosts and witches in between this illustrated bilingual encyclopedia tells you just what you need to know about the things that go bump in the night in Mexico and the US Southwest Quien protege nuestras milpas preciosas Que cosa salta de la oscuridad cuando menos te lo esperes Cual espiritu acecha a los pequenos cerca de los rios y los lagos Desde el ahuizotl a los xocoyoles y demas diablillos fantasmas y brujas esta enciclopedia ilustrada bilingue te dice justo lo que debes saber sobre las cosas que dan miedo en Mexico y en el suroeste de los Estados Unidos, The Garza family s Christmas vacation in Mexico is cut short by the appearance of Pingo one of the elfish tzapame The news is grim a rogue prince from an ancient undersea kingdom is seeking the Shadow Stone a device he will use to flood the world and wipe out humanity Now Carol and Johnny must join a group of merfolk and travel into the deepest chasms of the Pacific Ocean to stop the prince and his monstrous army with their savage magic