Daughter of Anahuac

For so long I have held to beliefs that are not honest.

 I’ve caressed them and held them like infants.

It’s time to say good-bye to the lies.

raza cosmica. mestizo. raped one. at near extinction-

You aren’t real.

I am

starting to remember

the deep ancestral roots

The pure and simple truth

 I am, and have always been,  a daughter

of Anahuac.

 

Pet fish in anawak

acaxochitl

acaxochitl

Artist at The Flowering Reed
Acaxochitl is a proud mother, a lover of words, and an artist. She enjoys creating art that reflects her indigenous roots and hopes to inspire other Xicanas to get creative.
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