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Joy Harjo



“Desire”

Say I chew desire and water is an explosion
of sugar wings in my mouth. 499 more words

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She Had Some Horses by Joy Harjo

She Had Some Horses

by Jay Harjo

Thunder’s Mouth Press

Reviewed by Stephen Page


Friday afternoon. I take a taxi to the Buenos Aires Airpark. On my flight to Uruguay I read She Had Some Horses, by Jay Harjo. 863 more words

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Remember

Remember the sky you were born under,
know each of the star’s stories.
Remember the moon, know who she is.
Remember the sun’s birth at dawn, that is the… 149 more words

"We see you, see ourselves and know / That we must take the utmost care / And kindness in all things": Joy Harjo's "Eagle Poem"

Happy Thanksgiving, Dear (American) Readers! Here’s a poetry post from a couple of years back that I think I might like to make a yearly tradition. 124 more words

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Cultural Appropriation and Fair Use

When the 2015 collection of Best American Poetry came out this September, the poetry world erupted into controversy. At the crux of the matter was a poem titled “The Bees, the Flowers, Ancient Tigers, Poseiden, Adam and Eve” by Michael Derrick Hudson. 1,449 more words

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'Perhaps the World Ends Here' a poem by Joy Harjo

The Friday Poem this week is from Native American Poet, Joy Harjo. In September of this year she received the Wallace Stevens award from the… 346 more words

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