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Joy Harjo's "Everybody Has a Heartache: A Blues"

In this poem published inĀ Poetry, Joy Harjo tells us everybody has a heartache, and that we can’t argue with hungry spirits. Of course she tells us so much more…

Poetry

Museums tell scary stories

A while ago, I was in the DC area by myself, and I had half a day with nothing to do, no one to meet, and no plans in sight. 596 more words

Bits And Pieces, Complaints (mediocre Writing In The Short Form)

everybody has a heartache: a blues :: joy harjo

In the United terminal in Chicago at five on a Friday afternoon
The sky is breaking with rain and wind and all the flights
Are delayed forever. 845 more words

Poems

Great Lines

Every word that’s ever said tries to find a way to live.

From the poem “Charlie and the Baby” by Joy Harjo in Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings…

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Books

TCS: Thoughts for a 69th Birthday

Good Morning!

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Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a comment. 667 more words

Poetry