San Miguel Allende Verve Over the Top
April 30 bridge holiday and fireworks.
May 1 Workers Day, incessant fireworks
Meld into Children’s Day.
Dawn May 2 church bells clang with fireworks.
En route to chorale practice booming magnifies.
Before me two pyrotechnicians lead
A parade of high ranking church members.
Walking backwards, they stop only to work.
And mark the 300th year of the Oratorio Church.
…..Solid, dark, black-eyed Mexicans,
Unfazed with near 100 degrees, UV index 14…..
Our chorale director bursts in.
Three pale-skinned, blue-eyed,
Light-haired people, deep in heat-world,
And boom-riddled minds, glance at each other,
And try to appear alert.
Today, May 3, El Dia de La Santa Cruz,
A church relic three doors from home.
May 5, a National Holiday,
On May 1 every year!