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4 of my poems published in Wild Horses: Women on Fire by ELJ Editions

I am honored to have four of my found poems published in Wild Horses: Women on Fire with so many amazing and powerful women writers in this annual print journal published by… 444 more words

My Poems

From Joy Harjo:

It’s nearing midnight and

something holy

Is always coming around. Take love for instance, and the

Perfect neck of a woman who’s given up everything for the…

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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


Joy Harjo


Joy Harjo was born on May 9th of 1951 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Her parents are Allen W. Foster and Wynema Baker Foster. Her father was from a Creek tribe family while her mother had a Cherokee, French, and Irish background. 684 more words

Joy Harjo

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


a map to the next world :: joy harjo

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. 499 more words



From “Whereas Statements” – Layli Long

WHEREAS my eyes land on the shoreline of “the arrival of Europeans in North America
opened a new chapter in the history of Native Peoples.” Because in others, I hate the act… 173 more words