ZAZ by Alurista

ZAZ by Alurista

$18.00Price

“alurista es el mero mero, a ‘root’ Xicanx poet, the etymology of our post-colonial mind literature starts with this vato. These word-breaths are more than letters on paper—they are prophecies, clarities, unclarities, rage on page, and humo de copal on a warm spring day.”

 

—Luis J. Rodriguez, author of “Borrowed Bones” and “My Nature is Hunger.”


Word Master

Word Maestro

 

Always in the Present Tense

You give us pause to inhale exhale

wisdom

beauty

sensuality

conscience

 

you b the one named tamed

Desolate Nazizona

 

Your heartbreaking questions

Teach us meaning

 

You make us One with All

Sacerdote of the Living Word

 

Heart. Soul. Blessing is u

 

—Denise Chávez is an Activist and Director of Libros Para El Viaje, an ongoing Refugee/Migrant/Asylum-seeker book initiative, and the author of The King and Queen of  Comezón