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Author: SILKO, LESLIE MARMON
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Silko, Leslie Marmon    Poet's Biography
30 poems available by this author


ALASKAN MOUNTAIN POEM #1    Poem Text    
First Line: Dark branches / dark leaves
Subject(s): Mountains; Hills; Downs (great Britain)


ALASKAN MOUNTAIN POEM #1       
First Line: Dark branches %dark leaves
Last Line: And the mountain %was gone
Subject(s): Mountains


DEER SONG       
First Line: Storm winds carry snow
Last Line: Because you love me %while I die


FOUR MOUNTAIN WOLVES    Poem Text    
First Line: Gray mist wolf
Subject(s): Wolves


FOUR MOUNTAIN WOLVES       
First Line: Gray mist wolf
Last Line: Her pale lavender outline %startled into eternity
Subject(s): Wolves


HAWK AND SNAKE       
First Line: I go back again
Last Line: I peer out from my rocks %coiled in noontime shade
Subject(s): Animals; Snakes


HORSES AT VALLEY STORE       
First Line: Every day I meet the horses
Last Line: So they pause and from their distance outside of time %they wait
Subject(s): Animals; Horses


HOW TO WRITE A POEM ABOUT THE SKY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: You see the sky now
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Sky


HOW TO WRITE A POEM ABOUT THE SKY       
First Line: You see the sky now
Last Line: You see the sky
Subject(s): Poetry And Poets; Sky


IN COLD STORM LIGHT       
Last Line: Tangled in rocks %and leaves


INDIAN SONG: SURVIVAL    Poem Text    
First Line: We went north
Subject(s): Survival


INDIAN SONG: SURVIVAL       
First Line: We went north
Last Line: I am the lean gray deer %running on the edge of the rainbow
Subject(s): Survival


INVENTION OF WHITE PEOPLE       
First Line: The old man shook his head ...


IT WAS A LONG TIME BEFORE       


LONG TIME AGO       
Last Line: It can't be called back


LOVE POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: Rain smell comes with the wind
Subject(s): Summer; Love; Rain


LOVE POEM       
First Line: Rain smell comes with the wind
Last Line: When the rain smell comes with the wind


LULLABY    Poem Text    
First Line: The earth is your mother,
Subject(s): Nature


MESITA MEN       


POEM FOR BEN BARNEY       
First Line: If the time ever came
Last Line: Sunshine not yet ended %sunshine not yet through


POEM FOR MYSELF AND MEI: ABORTION    Poem Text    
First Line: The morning sun / coming unstuffed with yellow light
Subject(s): Abortion


POEM FOR MYSELF AND MEI: ABORTION       
First Line: The morning sun %coming unstuffed with yellow light
Last Line: Flutter and cling %all the way home
Subject(s): Abortion


PRAYER TO THE PACIFIC    Poem Text    
First Line: I traveled to the ocean
Subject(s): Pacific Ocean


PRAYER TO THE PACIFIC       
First Line: I traveled to the ocean
Last Line: Swallowing raindrops %clear from china
Subject(s): Pacific Ocean


PREPARATIONS       
First Line: Dead sheep %beside the highway
Last Line: Let wind polish the bones. %it is done


SI'AHH AASH       
First Line: There goes one


SLIM MAN CANYON       
First Line: 700 years ago %people were living here
Last Line: There was a man who loved a woman %seven hundred years ago


SUN CHILDREN       
First Line: Wild ducks %float with the north wind
Last Line: Deer fawn %sun children


TIME WE CLIMBED SNAKE MOUNTAIN       
First Line: Seeing good places
Last Line: The mountain is his


WHEN SUN CAME TO RIVERWOMAN       
First Line: That time %in the sun
Last Line: For rainsmell on pale blue winds %from china