Porto Rican Hacienda (verse)

Lee, Muna

cPorto Rican Hacienda Afternoon in Don Efren's field Tastes of honey and cinnamon and cassava root And is drowsily heavy with yield Of thickly fledged furrow and groves of wild...

...Sun-colored with mango, night-colored with cane, Pungent with rose-apple, drowsy with water, It smells of roasting coffee and jasmine and rain, Of fields plowed by the oxen of old Don Efrenó And is sultry and still as Don Efren's daughter...
...cPorto Rican Hacienda Afternoon in Don Efren's field Tastes of honey and cinnamon and cassava root And is drowsily heavy with yield Of thickly fledged furrow and groves of wild fruit...
...Muna Lee...

Vol. 12 • June 1930 • No. 6


 
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