poem – Sanchez 4.4.2019

BaptismBy Erika L. SánchezWhen the soft mouth of a word unhinges,it is sticky, it is feral. Beneath the plum treeI’ve woven my gray hair into a blanket.Do you think I’m pretty crouched like this?See, I am my own whore. Watch meswallow my own fingers. My head a wild tanglefull of creatures. Do you hear that … Continue reading poem – Sanchez 4.4.2019

poem- Harjo 11.22.2018

Remember by Jo Harjo Remember the sky that you were born under,know each of the star’s stories.Remember the moon, know who she is.Remember the sun’s birth at dawn, that is thestrongest point of time. Remember sundownand the giving away to night.Remember your birth, how your mother struggledto give you form and breath. You are evidence … Continue reading poem- Harjo 11.22.2018