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FEAR POEM, or I Give You Back by Joy Harjo

Because of the fear monster infecting this country, I have been asked for this poem, this song. Feel free to use it, record it, and share.

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Girl Crush: Joy Harjo

This is a series in which I dedicate digital space to the women that inspire me, creatively and otherwise. 

I was introduced to Joy Harjo in a beginner’s poetry class one bitter February in Boston. 301 more words


remember :: 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… 147 more words


      for Lurline McGregor

Ah, ah cries the crow arching toward the heavy sky over the marina.
Lands on the crown of the palm tree.

Ah, ah slaps the urgent cove of ocean swimming through the slips. 126 more words


She had horses who were the blue air of the sky

Photo by Aaron Huey. You can watch a TED talk by Huey

See more photographs HERE

Joy Harjo reading ‘She had some horses’ HERE

Honor the treaties…give back the Black Hills.

POETRY: For Calling The Spirit Back From Wandering The Earth In Its Human Feet, by Joy Harjo

Put down that bag of potato chips, that white bread, that bottle of pop.

Turn off that cellphone, computer, and remote control.

Open the door, then close it behind you. 449 more words