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Working the Song Fields
Poems of the Aztecs
Peter Everwine

Eastern Washington University Press



Contents

• Preface
A Note on the Pronunciation of Nahautl
• To the Song Maker

• Invocation
• Dawn Song
• Bellbird Song
• The Clearing
• Hymn to the Sacred Birds
• The Flower Tree
• The Butterfly
• Hummingbird Song
• Flute Song
• To Tlaloc of the Rain
• Song of the Doves
• Song of the Red Macaw
• Tecayehuatzin's Song
• Maize Song
• Song to Cinteotl, God of Maize
• The Song of Parrot-Crest Lord
• The Song of Chahuicahlo
• Journey Song

• Rich Man
• From the Mist
• War Song
• Song of the Wild Doves
• Elegy for Tlacahuepan
• Two Warrior Songs
• Totoquihuatzin's Song
• Prankster Song
• Old Woman's Song
• Wife's Song
• Warrior's Lament
• Tlacahuepan's Song from the Underworld
• Lament for the Dead Princes

• Dance Song
• Sorrow Song
• Elegy for Ayocuan
• Making the Circle
• Song to Life Giver
• Complaint
• From Flower Courtyard
• Lament
• Moquihuitzin's Song
• Earth Song
• Where Is That Road
• Cacamatzin's Lament
• Nothing We Say
• Tochihuitzin Coyolchiuhqui: Two Songs
• Flowers Are Falling
• Screech Owl's Song

• Notes
• Acknowledgments
• About the Translator

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