Songs for Discharming Denise Sweet

ISBN: 9780912678955

Published: January 1st 1997

Paperback

54 pages


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Songs for Discharming  by  Denise Sweet

Songs for Discharming by Denise Sweet
January 1st 1997 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 54 pages | ISBN: 9780912678955 | 5.19 Mb

Poetry. Native American Studies. Winner of the North American Native Authors First Book Award and The Diane Decorah Award for Poetry. These pages take us on a rich and fascinating journey, transporting us through history on memorys voices, singing aMorePoetry. Native American Studies. Winner of the North American Native Authors First Book Award and The Diane Decorah Award for Poetry. These pages take us on a rich and fascinating journey, transporting us through history on memorys voices, singing a new vision of the familiar. Though her subjects vary from a visit to the mission at White Earth to parking a car, Denise Sweet brings freshness to each.

The poems leave markers where they have touched us, places we will return to to remember the startling beauty of a phrase, the quiet wisdom of a story, the good humor of our poet companion. She carries us to the brink of discovery- her words push us over -- Kim Blaeser, author of TRAILING YOU. This poem began five hundred years ago / this morning when I traced the numbers / of generations of our grandchildren, / Mr Columbus.

The great -great-great-greats / of oppspring that discovered you (The 500-year-old Poem). Densie Sweet is an Anishinaabe enrolled at White Earth, and a professor of Humanist



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