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A Map to the Next World


for Desiray Kierra Chee

In the last days of the fourth world I wished to make a map for those who would climb through the hole in the sky. 500 more words




I fell through a hole in the sky from one end of the world
to the next. Burning off layers
like a comet… 87 more words


Becoming Traditional in the Contemporary New: A Relational Analysis of Two Native Authors

JOY HARJO. How We Became Human: New and Selected Poems, 1975 – 2002. New York: W.W. Norton, 2002. Pp. xxviii, 242. $17.95. Hardback. ISBN: 978-0-393-32534-8. 2,655 more words

Essays And Features

Reinventing the Enemy's Language

Contemporary Native Women’s Writings of North America, edited by Joy Harjo & Gloria Bird (1997)

Women Writers

Joy Harjo

And I particularly admire the tender construction of your spine which in the gentle dawning is a ladder between the deep in which stars are perfectly stars, and the heavens where we converse with eagles. 24 more words


Talented performer Joy Harjo speaks at Springfield College

Gage Nutter
Staff Writer

So many people were in attendance at a speaking event featuring internationally known poet, writer, performer, and saxophone player Joy Harjo, that additional seating had to be added right before the event started. 496 more words

Springfield College

Happy National Poetry Month!

Every year I celebrate National Poetry Month by sharing a poem each day during the month of April. And this year is no different!  Check back daily for a different poem.   190 more words