Mary of the Streets


Somewhere a Virgin
watches over kitsch and us—
Mary of the Streets.

Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, guarding a vendor’s display, Puebla, México
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Posted on December 10, 2011, in A Virgin a Day, Mellow Yellow Monday, Mexico, Puebla, senryu. Bookmark the permalink. 17 Comments.

  1. I would have to buy one of everything!

  2. and keeps us safe on the streets as we walk on. thats a very comforting thought.

  3. We never walk alone.

  4. ‘She’ is always with us ~ Lovely photo ~ yes, I would definitely would want to buy one ~ Yet know I have enough images and creating more myself ~ Lovely ~ thanks, namaste, Carol (A Creative Harbor) linked AVAD at corazon

  5. you’ve got to love those street marys!

  6. She’s everywhere! What a wonderful post – I love the humor and truth in it!

  7. Great photo. I would be in heaven in such a street scene. Cool!

    Peace my friend

  8. ok i must see those plates a little closer 🙂 what street is this?

  9. Love this one. Mary comes to us in many ways.

  10. What a great photo of Mary as guard of commerce. And look at all those yummy things available to buy.

  11. Heaven on earth-that’s what this is!

  12. Great image. I would love to stumble upon this Mary as I walked along the street.

  13. Well I love this because it speaks of people who have little and make much of it. Mary is all inclusive and loving and you have captured that haven’t you MMT 🙂

  14. You can rattle off a great haiku…you make it seem easy…
    I always enjoy a wordsmith…always.
    And $10 for these wares? I’d need at least one.

  15. How could you resist with Mary smiling so sweetly at them?
    You would have to have at least one!!!

  16. Mary of the Streets, pray for me!

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