Mother Knows Best: My Mother's Name Lucha
If she were here, she would say, "Ay, Juanito, que bonito, how beautiful, what does it mean?"
My Mother's Name Lucha
your hands my hands kindnesses dances silences sitting you i El Paso Texas Segundo Barrio Juarez 1918 1936 in gypsy dress actress you sing i sing we sing lullabies of old this now lines now my birth heart now life all life now i bow to you
A young Juan Felipe with Lucha Herrera Quintana.Copyright © 2012 by Juan Felipe Herrera. Reprinted with permission of the author. All rights reserved.
Photo from JFHerrera Familia Photo Archive 1888-2012. Reprinted with permission of Juan Felipe Herrera. All rights reserved.