Unit 5 Destination Reflection - Arizona/Mexico
Please read Blas Manuel de la Luna’s poem, “Bent to the Earth.”
- What emotions did this poem bring up for you?
- Are there lines in the poem that especially strike you?
- Why do you think the poet emphasizes that “There were no great truths / revealed to me then”?
- What does this poem tell us about suffering, and about the act of bearing witness to suffering? How else might you relate it to the themes of this unit?