Simon Moya-Smith
4/16/13
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!...
Diane Glancy
4/10/13
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...
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...
Konnie LeMay
4/7/13
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...
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...
ICTMN Staff
3/22/13
Poetry has long both reflected and guided Native experience, starting with oral communication down through the generations...

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