#Poem: “Threatened by #Beads” by Red Haircrow

This is one of two of my poems first published in Red Ink International Journal, Dec. 2016, and upcoming in (link) “Writing History” (tr. “Geschichte schreiben”), translated and part of an anthology in German, on decolonizing history and how history is told.  Edited by Sharon Dodua Otoo and Manuela Bauche, published by S Fischer Verlage. The publication […]

“I Am Not An #Activist, I am #Lakota”-A #Poem by Wanbli Gleska Tohake, Oct. 24, 2016

I created this graphic with a 1891 photo by J.H.C. Grabill titled, “Indian Council in Hostile Camp”. The words of Wanbli Gleska Tohake, regarding Standing Rock, and all the other assaults of the sacred, of water, of land, of culture and identity, of the lives of the People that is still on-going 500+ years. The […]

Poem: Spring Lament

Another year of days has passed, days now longer and which the sun truly warms, again branches blossom. Looking up into their pale glory I think to ask: has it been so long since last we walked together beneath greening trees and through cool grass still wet with morning dew? My heart knows the answer […]

Poem: January 26th by Red Haircrow

One of eight of my poems published in Sibling Rivalry Press’ Assaracus poetry magazine, Issue 09, (10 Jan 2013).   JANUARY 26th The taste of tears, in a room, on a bed, through my fingers the light rises and falls: silvered blush to shadeless gray, the unspoken suffering bleeds the skin hue and drains away. […]