Wednesday, March 13, 2013

The Blanket Around Her

Desert Sky  -
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.

Joy Harjo-Creek

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