“The Heart Dies of This Sweetness”: On Endings

by Leah Silvieus In Xoxocotlán Cemetery tonight, the night before El Día De Los Muertos, life and death sit vigil together: families picnic while setting up shrines for their loved ones, grandmothers hold babies while parents arrange flowers on the headstones. The night is still beneath the nearly full moon, and the air blooms with … Continue reading “The Heart Dies of This Sweetness”: On Endings