Posted by George Polley on Saturday, February 21, 2009,
This ahuehuete tree is one of my "muses". It represents great age (it is over 1,000 years old), myth, shamanic reality, struggle, history, creation itself. The first time I saw it, I was stopped in my tracks, stunned by its immense size, looking like a mountain in an ancient Chinese painting. The Aztec king, Moctezuma (misspelled "Montezuma" in American English) played at its feet when he was a boy. Ahuehuete trees (Mexican cypress) grow to immense size and age. The one in Tulun, in the squar... Continue reading ...
I'm an author, fiction writer and poet. My recent publications are "The Old Man and The Monkey," "Grandfather and the Raven", and "Bear", a story about an unusual dog and his human friend Andy, published by
Taylor Street Publishing, San Francisco. A collection of short stories, "Fernandez' Tale and Other Stories", and a poetry collection "Seeing: Collected Poems, 1973-1999", were published by Tortoise & Hare.
I love telling stories, so drop by from time to time for updates.
My publisher is Taylor Street Publishing in San Francisco, California.