Lady Sitting Mountain


Daniel Lopez

Lady Sitting Mountain,
Lady Sitting Mountain,
Over there towards the west you sit so finely with your back to us.
What are you doing sitting there with your back toward us?

From When it Rains: Papago and Pima Poetry edited by Ofelia Zepeda, University of Arizona Press, Sun Tracks Vol. 7, © 1982 Daniel Lopez.

This poem is also available in the 'O'odham language.

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