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Graffiti that says Dear Poet Survive and La Mera Verdad painted on the adobe wall of the abandoned Los Penas grocery store in Encino, New Mexico.

 

 

Dear Poet: Survive

This is the side of the abandoned Los Penas Grocery and Bar in the tiny town of Encino, New Mexico. In English, the graffiti says "Dear Poet: Survive." In Spanish it says "La Mera Verdad," which translates to "The Mere Truth."

I had visited this town four years earlier, but did not get to do much photography because of bad weather. I didn't make it back there before I had to move back to Indiana. I took advantage of my time in New Mexico when I drove out there in August, 2011 to go back to Encino. It is a tiny, nearly abandoned town, with many interesting places.

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dear-poet-large-framed 15x15 inch Framed $550.00
dear-poet-large-unframed 15x15 inch Unframed $450.00
dear-poet-medium-framed 11x11 inch Framed $400.00
dear-poet-medium-unframed 11x11 inch Unframed $300.00
dear-poet-small-framed 7x7 inch Framed $250.00
dear-poet-small-unframed 7x7 inch Unframed $150.00

 

 

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