Jimmy Santiago Baca

(2 January 1952 / Santa Fe, New Mexico)

Count-Time - Poem by Jimmy Santiago Baca

Everybody to sleep the guard symbolizes
on his late night tour of the tombs.
When he leaves, after counting still bodies
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Comments about Count-Time by Jimmy Santiago Baca

  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (11/27/2015 10:15:00 AM)

    '' the bodies slowly move, in solitary ritual,
    counting lost days, mounting memories, ''

    though not really original, it is a nice poetic image.. (Report) Reply

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  • Javier Zamorano (1/15/2010 6:13:00 PM)

    Count time- a memory both distant yet always with me. Elephants traveling to bury themselves is a sad but also beautiful depiction of life. Thank you for the added colors to life. (Report) Reply








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