|Reviews for Puritans by the Southern Mountains|
| Evangeline chapter 1 . 11/13/2003
A gorgeous poem. I'm usually not one for landscape imagery, but an exception has been made. V. good.
| Paradoxical Goddess chapter 1 . 4/7/2003
why'd you wait so long to post this one! i like the
"we were to the missionaries strange-
our hair bound in queues and buns to
straight of our necks we
had clear eyes"
part best. :)
| E. Gao chapter 1 . 4/5/2003
oh! such breathtaking
images you paint!
(I liked how the loose hair signifies a parallel letting go of rigidity.)
but the images are
what captivates me
with this one.
(I also liked the play on "quetzal collar" - quetzalcoatl. _)
it's so romantic in
such an ancient way,
but you must have been
the town painter to have
captured the tension
and cultural differences
so eloquently and
| byrdgirl chapter 1 . 4/4/2003
Some of your images are great. I especially likes quetzal-collared god. Is that a play on quetzalcoatl? Your color imagery is the best and well used throughout the poem.