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'The Cedar Tree,' a Poem by Richard Walker for National Poetry Month
April 23, 2013
THE CEDAR TREE I understand why the People in the Northwest say the canoe is sacred, that the canoe has a spirit...
'Oil 4 Blood,' by Frank Waln: An Environmental Hip Hop Poem for National Poetry Month and Earth Day
April 22, 2013
It's a misconception that poetry is a dying art—sure, we may never see a TONY-winning play written in iambic pentameter, and the stories of the 21st century won't be told in a 15,0...
'Inside Both of Us,' a Poem by Erika T. Wurth for National Poetry Month
Erika T. Wurth
April 18, 2013
INSIDE BOTH OF US ...the sheep were like the dead like his eyes on the pearl street mall and he said he brought the rain down from pine ridge why couldn’t he bring it down in arizo...
'Soldiers of Bone,' a Poem by Simon Moya-Smith for National Poetry Month
April 16, 2013
SOLDIERS OF BONE Demented, tormented. Images of mine head, Film my eyes, rheumy, liquor-doused, thoughts decrepit. Spitting ink – A pungent flavor, like that of failure. Harken!...
'Prescription Sticks,' a Poem by Diane Glancy for National Poetry Month
April 10, 2013
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
April 09, 2013
A NEW LANGUAGE My words are always collapsing upon themselves, they feel too tight in my mouth. I want a new language...
'The Rez,' a Poem by Dennis Tom for National Poetry Month
April 05, 2013
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
April 03, 2013
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)...
Microchimerism: Poetry from Cell Traffic
Heid E. Erdrich
January 28, 2013
I Nub of human, shell pink fingernail, whether you live or all unformed leave her body she will never be without you. This, scientists tell us, is literally true: . . ...
In Search of Jane’s Grave: Poetry From Heid E. Erdrich's Cell Traffic
Heid E. Erdrich
January 27, 2013
In memory of Jane, wife of Henry R. Schoolcraft, Esq., born at St...
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