Not Afraid of Death by Julia Esquivel

In reading your blog, Michael, I immediately think of these two poems is poem by Julia Esquivel, from Guatemala, whom I had the pleasure of meeting years ago.  Un abrazo, Ada Maria I AM NOT AFRAID OF DEATHI am no longer afraid of deathI know wellIts dark and cold corridorsLeading to life.I am afraid rather of that lifeWhich does not come out of death,Which cramps our handsAnd slows our march.I am afraid of my fearAnd