Ivan Argüelles is the author of many poetry books, most recently ARS POETICA (2013). Others include: Comedy , Divine , The (2009) and Madonna Septet (2000). Of Mexican-American heritage, he has known life on either side of the border, and is the identical twin of New Age prophet José Argüelles (d. 2011). A retired professional librarian, he resides in Berkeley. The poem printed here is the 22nd canto of Argüelles’s long poem, FIAT LUX.
Image: Photo: Gopuram (Gareway Tower) of Madurai Meenakshi Temple