The Corn Grows Ripe - 15. Harvest Summary & Analysis

Dorothy Rhoads
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15. Harvest Summary

In Harvest, it is late September. Father, Tigre and Dog go to their milpa. Father can finally walk again. It is Father's first time seeing the milpa. It rained recently, which is a good change compared to the summer scare of drought. Plants grow and so do beautiful flowers of all colors of the rainbow, such as yellow orchids. Birds sing happily in the green leaves of the trees. Nature flourishes, even in the cool air, and makes the land colorful, beautiful and plentiful.

Father and Tigre sing with the birds. They sing happy songs. The whole year, they dedicated their life and thoughts to the harvest. They have been through a horrible famine scare. Tomorrow is a significant day because they must prepare the earth oven to make roasted ears of corn, called pibil nal. They are excited to see these green...

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