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19. Chichen Itza
Dominating the North Platform of Chichen Itza is the Temple of Kukulkan (a Maya feathered serpent deity similar to the Aztec Quetzalcoatl)...On the Spring and Autumn equinoxes, in the late afternoon, the northwest corner of the pyramid casts a series of triangular shadows against the western balustrade on the north side that evokes the appearance of a serpent wriggling down the staircase, which some scholars have suggested is a representation of the feathered-serpent god Kukulkan. --Wikipedia
What To Do If You Are a Feathered Serpent Deity
Wear plumage to mitigate your fangs
to imply flight
Wear scales to camouflage your tenderness
to announce might
©Mary Lee Hahn, 2014
Kevin has an amazing interactive poem today at Kevin's Meandering Mind.
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