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Fear

“There is this edge where shadows

and bones of some of us walk

                                                                       backwards.”

(From Call It Fear by Joy Harjo)

Poetry

Word Cloud: EARTH

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD

Religion and Science — two different approaches to the questions, How Does Stuff Work? and Why Do Things Happen?

When you start with the same questions, you often uncover similar answers. 2,959 more words

Poetry

Horse Talk

“She had some horses she loved.

She had some horses she hated.

These were the same horses.”

Joy Harjo

from She Had Some Horses (New York: Thunder’s Mouth Press, 1997)

Poetry

FEAR POEM, or I Give You Back by Joy Harjo

Because of the fear monster infecting this country, I have been asked for this poem, this song. Feel free to use it, record it, and share.

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Poetry

Girl Crush: Joy Harjo

This is a series in which I dedicate digital space to the women that inspire me, creatively and otherwise. 

I was introduced to Joy Harjo in a beginner’s poetry class one bitter February in Boston. 301 more words

Inspiration

remember :: joy harjo

Remember the sky that 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… 147 more words

Poems

      for Lurline McGregor

Ah, ah cries the crow arching toward the heavy sky over the marina.
Lands on the crown of the palm tree.

Ah, ah slaps the urgent cove of ocean swimming through the slips. 126 more words

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