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'Prescription Sticks,' a Poem by Diane Glancy for National Poetry Month
Today's work comes from poet, author and filmmaker Diane Glancy, and is inspired by the tools used by medicine men known as prescription sticks or prayer sticks...
'A New Language,' a Poem by Casandra M. Lopez for National Poetry Month
Casandra M. Lopez
A NEW LANGUAGE My words are always collapsing upon themselves, they feel too tight in my mouth. I want a new language...
'Song for Yancey Red Corn,' a Poem by Melissa Fry Beasley for National Poetry Month
Melissa Fry Beasley
What's in a name? For many American Indians, quite a bit -- nouns, verbs and adjectives. Animals, landscapes, stories and food...
Poetry From 'Beautiful Razor,' by Al Hunter, for National Poetry Month
[ Editor’s Note: Al Hunter is the author of Beautiful Razor: Love Songs and Other Lies , and two other books of poetry...
Life in Miniature: The Deeply Poetic Thoughts of Al Hunter
Al Hunter has been many things. He has served as chief of Rainy River First Nations in Ontario and is a member of the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty No. 3...
'The Rez,' a Poem by Dennis Tom for National Poetry Month
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 ...
'Mother Tongue,' a Poem by Dawn Karima Pettigrew for National Poetry Month
Dawn Karima Pettigrew
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)...
Celebrating National Poetry Month, Turtle Island Style
April is National Poetry Month, an annual celebration of verse initiated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996...
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