#197 Solstice Communion by Bonnie Buckley Maldonado

Voices bless a winter flower of red and gold, of chile and corn; worn hands pass the first tamales from the dented roaster. Communion wine is New Mexican, red as sangre. Masa is the bread of life. Days of solstice preparation, corn hand-ground, red chile simmering, and pork roasting. Grandmothers’ memories soften hojas and whip… More #197 Solstice Communion by Bonnie Buckley Maldonado