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"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


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. 1,448 more words


'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


Book Recommendations

I made this list recently for a friend & thought you all might like it, too––

an incomplete list of the books I have read and loved in the last year. 10 more words

Book Review - CRAZY BRAVE by Joy Harjo

I came across an article celebrating a female poet from Oklahoma winning a great poetry honor. She was from Tulsa, and I had read some of her poetry in a… 849 more words

Book Review

Channeling Joy Harjo

…today & always ::

yes, I have fears.
no, they don’t get in the way.

It’s so easy to quiet a fear. It only takes one step, one moment of doing — then the rest comes. 17 more words