ICTMN Staff
4/22/13
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...
Sherwin Bitsui
4/21/13
Editor's Note: Sherwin Bitsui is a poet who grew up in the arid "painted desert" region of the Navajo reservation...
ICTMN Staff
4/21/13
Like many of today’s Native poets, Sherwin Bitsui, Navajo, blends ancient and modern, bridging the two with language...
Erika T. Wurth
4/18/13
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...
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)...

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