Native Poem-A-Day #14

I have only recently become acquainted with Heid E. Erdrich’s work after hearing about her and following her online. But now that I have finally actually read her – I’m hooked. I love her voice, and perspective, and rhythm. This poem seemed too...

Native Poem-A-Day #13

I LOVE Tiffany Midge on Facebook. Like I try not to look like too much of a stalker, and not “like” and comment on every post. But I definitely look forward to what she says every day! Tiffany is both hilarious and thought-provoking, and in this I see some of her most...

Native Poem-A-Day #11

Ishmael Angaluuk Hope! Of course I knew I was going to take a peek at some of Ishmael’s poems during this month. I’ve been following his posts on Facebook during our “hunker down” mandate, and they bring me a little closer to Tlingit-y home....

Native Poem-A-Day #10

I’m not sure what it says about my emotional state, but when I saw “Native American Poetry for Kids” I was like TES PLEASE. And I set myself up for some nice, light, possibly rhyming verse. So I had to almost laugh after I read this first. Not because it was funny but...

Native Poem-A-Day -#9

Okay. I love this poem! Lol Maybe because I’m actually a dog person and I’m surrounded by cats all day, but this poem is so CUTE. I really don’t know that Heid E. Erdrich would love that I am saying it is cute, but it made me feel like running out and getting a puppy....