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La Calaca love Frida Kahlo & Luther Burbank

Death
Tree
Fruit
Plant
Cave
Sky
Clouds
Barren
Brown
Earth
Right
Left
Arm
Decay
Hybrid
Evolution
Relationship
Connection
Faith
Intent
Yield
Present
Time
Picture
Bones
Flesh
Suit
Roots
Five
Water
Life
Past
Future
Viejo
Three
Golden
Orbs
Dark
Light
Above
Below
Seen
Unseen
Mystery
Friend
Timeless
Depth
Slow
Movement
Cycles
Broken
Exposed
Strong
Determined
Growing
Hope
Hand
Face
Blue
Red
White
Black
Mature
Beginning
Ending
Rebirth
Phoenix
Rising
Luther
Frida
Santa
Rosa
Today
Me

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This is my offering for this tenth day of October
for Rebecca's 'La Calaca love'

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera visited my home town of Santa Rosa, CA and toured the home and gardens of Luther Burbank after his death in 1926. Frida did this painting in 1931. I have been fascinated by this portrait since seeing the original at one of the first US showings of Kahlo's art at a show at Fort Mason in San Franciso in 1986. I created this one word, building on the next word, description/poem for a talk that I gave in 2002.