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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…


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


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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TCS: Thoughts for a 69th Birthday

Good Morning!


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