Category Archives: Poetry

Breath Tracks – Jeannette Armstrong

I really liked this collection. I may be biased – having met Jeannette Armstrong previously and totally in aweView full post »

A Good Journey – Simon J. Ortiz

Overall, while I liked this book, I didn’t connect with it the way I do with Annett or even Rita Joe. I enjoyedView full post »

The Thunderbird Poems – Armand Garnet Ruffo

I maybe should have picked something more “traditional” in terms of content for Ruffo’s poems, as IView full post »

my heart is a stray bullet – Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm

When I started my series #IndianLovePoems, everyone yelled at me to read Kateri’s work. And I did. And I laughedView full post »

Lnu and Indians We’re Called – Rita Joe (1991)

“I try to have positive outlook on life, and to reflect that in my writing. We all have hard times, but weView full post »

Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings – Joy Harjo

I have never read Joy Harjo’s poetry before, her being an American writer and my previous work being withView full post »

Flint and Feather – E. Pauline Johnson

As sacrilegious as it is, I’m not a huge fan of Johnson’s in general, finding that her language choice andView full post »

indigena awry – annharte

This collection is Annharte’s latest collection. It is similar to her previous work, with a string use ofView full post »

Largeness of Light – Daniel David Moses

In general, I find DDM’s work to be reminiscent of the Romantics, the Victorian’s – strong imagery,View full post »