23 August 2005

Foundations of the People...

Native American Women-Foundations of the People: "Joy Harjo-Creek

'The Blanket Around Her'

maybe it is her birth
which she holds close to herself
or her death
which is just as inseparable
and the white wind
that encircles her is a part
just as the blue sky
hanging in turquoise from her neck
oh woman
remember who you are
it is the whole earth"


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