Saturday, November 3, 2012

la llorona

la llorona - the weeping woman. a mexican legend of a beautiful woman who married a man above her stature with whom she had 3 children with. he ended up leaving her and would only come back to visit their kids. she became so depressed and consumed with the need for his attention that she drowned her children to gain back his love, but when he paid her no heed, she had realized the terrors she committed. she then drowned herself, and each night, to this day, she awakens to walk the land of the living to try and find her lost kin.

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