diary of may malen, chapter 2

My dearest granddauther May, at her 3 months of age, at her house

My Darling granddaughter, May Malen.

I wanted you to be called Elisa, but your parents did chose the name of May because they wanted to, an Malen in honor to me, as Malen amongst the clan Picunche of the Mapuche Nation of Chile and Argentina, Mapuche being people of the land in Mapudungun, or as the people speak in English, that Nation that I analyze use the word Malen to mean pretty girl. And you are as Malen as no one else! You are Malen malen….

Few days ago, you were a little baby. These days you are growing up far too soon, as a plant with a special fertilizer…

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