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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!

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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

Featured Poem: Remember

By 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… 151 more words

Poetry

Perhaps the World Ends Here

Perhaps the World Ends Here
by Joy Harjo

The world begins at a kitchen table. No matter what, we must eat to live.

The gifts of earth are brought and prepared, set on the table. 194 more words

Poetry

Joy Harjo: The Flood

The Flood:

“It had been years since I’d seen the watermonster, the snake who

lived at the bottom of the lake.  He had disappeared in the age of… 21 more words

Poetry

Joy Harjo: The Woman Who Fell From the Sky

The Woman Who Fell From the Sky

“. . . Everyone turns together though we may not see each

other stacked in the invisible dimensions.” 14 more words

Poetry