Dispatch from the Middle Rio Grande: The Day the River Went Dry

Dry riverbed of the Rio Grande. Tiwa Territory (Albuquerque, NM) July 24, 2022.

Cushioned by the soft sand, I close my eyes. I don’t want to be able to sit here. It’s as if the water in my own body is itself yearning to flow over this exposed earth. Eyes still closed, I visualize water returning, a fervent prayer of the imagination.

Dry riverbed of the Rio Grande. Tiwa Territory. (Albuquerque, NM) July 24, 2022.

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