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In mad love and war

Author: Joy Harjo
Publisher: Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, [1990] ©1990
Series: Wesleyan poetry.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Sacred and secular poems of the Creek Tribe.

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Love poetry
War poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Harjo
ISBN: 9780819511829 081951182X 9780819521804 0819521809
OCLC Number: 19739462
Notes: Some of the poems appeared originally in the Anthology of contemporary Arizona Indian literature, and others.

UNC Charlotte Libraries notes:
Ill. on lining papers.
1st ed.
Awards: American Book Award, 1991
Mountains & Plains Book Award, 1991.
Description: 65 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Grace --
The wars. Deer dancer --
For Anna Mae Pictou Aquash --
We must call a meeting --
Strange fruit --
Trickster --
Autobiography --
Fury of rain --
Resurrection --
Legacy --
Mercy --
Bird --
The bloodletting --
Unmailed letter --
The real revolution is love --
Mad love. Deer ghost --
Song for the deer and myself to return on --
Javelina --
Rainy dawn --
Crystal Lake --
A hard rain --
Summer night --
Bleed through --
Blue elliptic --
Healing animal --
Rainy night --
City of fire --
Santa Fe --
Climbing the streets of Worcester, Mass. --
A winning hand --
Day of the dead --
Crossing water --
Original memory --
If I think you again --
Nine lives --
We encounter Nat King Cole as we invent the future --
Desire --
Hieroglyphic --
The book of myths --
Death is a woman --
Transformations --
Nine below --
Heartshed --
Eagle poem.
Series Title: Wesleyan poetry.
Responsibility: Joy Harjo.
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