She will wait in the black soil, for the sun, for the water, for the fresh warm air, before she emerges again. She will emerge from her own earthen skin, giving birth again and again, in tiny green shoots that recall the ancestors, and their ancestors before them.
With a huge amount of gratitude to Taller Leñateros for Corn Mother's
face, from the cover of their book "Conjuros y Ebriedades;
Cantos de Mujeres Mayas." Que un gran honor!!