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Dark and Perfect Angels


Poetry. " Saenz' poetry has always been centered in the geography and cultures of the desert Southwest. DARK AND PERFECT ANGELS moves deeper into that territory, exploring the difficult braiding of Mexican, Indian and European traditions of his heritage, the struggles and complications of family life, the visceral nature of religious faith in Mexico 'where and saint worth praying to must be adorned with blood as well as gold,' a priest's anointing of a young man dying from gunshot, the shedding of the priest's robes and the ...

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Dark and Perfect Angels
1995, Cinco Puntos Press

ISBN-13: 9780938317234

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