Untouched by nostalgia or baby-boomer sentimentality, these poems offer a searing, visceral look at the narrator's attempts to find hints of coherence within a violent world unexplained by his inherited Christianity or his family's patriotism.
With sometimes playful, often painted language, the author draws upon nature, music, dreams and current events to illustrate how to gain one's place in the world.
Written in the last decade of Paula Gunn Allen's life, these poem's capture the ingenious voice of this beloved Native American poet and critic.
Subjects: American IndiansPoetryWomen
Orbiting the globe, this collection of poems narrates encounters in a transnational American's circuit.
The sensuous poetic imagery of a show-stopping performer.
These poems offer brief, sensitive portraits of people the poet has known in two cities of her choosing--Pittsburgh and Albuquerque.
The irrepressible Potts returns to his Idaho past with these poignant meditations on life and family.
"I learned that plain old words can shine glorious if they are bowed and rearranged right--and that sometimes the rhythm says more than the words themselves."--Jenifer Rae Vernon
The prodigal daughter writes of her travels and return and shares unique photos of her kin.
Subjects: American IndiansLiteratureSouthwestPoetry
It would be hard to imagine a poet more appreciated by other poets than Glenna Luschei.