Mexican Culture Poems
Exploring Mexican Culture Poems
There is more than one way to explore Mexican culture.
You can visit Mexico, talk and interact with ordinary Mexicans, observe them in everyday situations as well as in extraordinary situations.
You can eat traditional Mexican food, listen to traditional Mexican music, and watch the Mexican Television program.Also, you can go to the Mexican theaters, restaurants, grocery stores, open markets, museums, Churches, weddings, funerals, etc.
You can participate in the celebration of the major Mexican national and religious holidays such as the Mexican Independence Day and the Posadas.
Finely, you can analyze Mexican art and read, explore and contemplate on Mexican literature and poetry.
Of course, the holistic approach is the best way to explore Mexican culture however many people have neither the time nor resources to do so.
Therefore they have to find other ways to get familiar with the amazing Mexican culture, and one of those ways is to read and analyze the poems about Mexican culture.
It is difficult to pinpoint the Mexican poems that can be only categorized as Mexican culture poems because every Mexican poem is reflecting on Mexican way of thinking, living, loving, and so on.
In other words, there is no Mexican poem that is not more or less about Mexican culture.
If you are looking from where to start we recommend the poems of famous Mexican poet Octavio Paz.
Octavio Paz was Mexican poet, writer, diplomat, cultural historian, and the winner of the 1990 Nobel Prize for Literature.He wrote many beautiful poems about love and Mexican culture as well as very interesting essays.
Other Mexican poems that can be categorized as cultural are Mexican pride poems. Mexican pride poetry is very popular in Mexico, and beyond Mexican borders among Mexican people.
Just the fact that Mexican pride poems are so popular among Mexicans is quite indicative and interesting. However, far more interesting are Mexican poems themselves.