Poetry Month

Casandra M. Lopez
4/9/13
A NEW LANGUAGE My words are always collapsing upon themselves, they feel too tight in my mouth. I want a new language...
Melissa Fry Beasley
4/8/13
What's in a name? For many American Indians, quite a bit -- nouns, verbs and adjectives. Animals, landscapes, stories and food...
Al Hunter
4/7/13
[ Editor’s Note: Al Hunter is the author of Beautiful Razor: Love Songs and Other Lies , and two other books of poetry...
Dennis Tom
4/5/13
The following poem comes to us from Dennis Tom, Navajo, and for those unfamiliar with types of poetry we'll point out that it's a sestina -- an originally-Italian poetic form that ...
Dawn Karima Pettigrew
4/3/13
The following poem comes to us from Dawn Karima Pettigrew, a writer, educator and radio host (for more details on her, see the biographical information that follows the poem)...
ICTMN Staff
4/1/13
April is National Poetry Month, an annual celebration of verse initiated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996...
Alex Jacobs
4/1/13
April is National Poetry Month, and all month long we'll be bringing you a selection of works by poets, both established and new, from Indian country...
Theresa Braine
3/31/13
The word poetry can evoke echoes of everything from Shakespearean sonnets to minimalist Japanese haiku...
Janet Marie Rogers
3/22/13
Janet Marie Rogers, Mohawk and Tuscarora, is the Poet Laureate of Victoria, BC, and a contributor to ICTMN -- for more of her work, visit her ICTMN archive here ...

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