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Weaving sundown in a scarlet light : fifty poems for fifty years  Cover Image Book Book

Weaving sundown in a scarlet light : fifty poems for fifty years / Joy Harjo.

Harjo, Joy, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781324036487
  • ISBN: 1324036486
  • Physical Description: xviii, 127 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2022.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Last song -- Are you still there? -- Anchorage -- For Alva Benson, and for those who have learned to speak -- Woman hanging from the thirteenth-floor window -- Remember -- New Orleans -- She had some horses -- I give you back -- My house is the red earth -- Grace -- Deer dancer -- For Anna Mae Pictou Aquash, whose spirit is present here and in the dappled stars -- Bird -- Rainy dawn -- Santa Fe -- Eagle poem -- Creation story -- Postcolonial tale -- Dawn appears with butterflies -- Perhaps the world ends here -- Map to the next world -- Emergence -- Path to the Milky Way leads through Los Angeles -- Equinox -- It's raining in Honolulu -- When the world as we knew it ended -- For calling the Spirit back from wandering the Earth in its human feet -- Rabbit is up to tricks -- No -- This morning I pray for my enemies -- Praise the rain -- Speaking tree -- Fall song -- Sunrise -- Break my heart -- Washing my mother's body -- How to write a poem in a time of war -- Running -- My man's feet -- Tobacco origin story -- Redbird love -- American sunrise -- Frog in a dry river -- Prepare -- Life of beauty -- How love blows through the trees -- Sundown walks to the edge of the story -- Somewhere -- Without.
Summary, etc.:
A magnificent selection of fifty poems to celebrate three-term US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo's fifty years as a poet.
Subject: Harjo, Joy > Family > Poetry.
American poetry.
Creek Indians > History > Poetry.
Genre: Poetry.

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  • 7 of 9 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cass County.


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Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center 811.54 HAR 2022 (Text) 0002206011138 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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