Tamarisks at entrance to Canyon de Chelly

Tamarisks, entrance to Canyon de Chelly

byJoy Harjo

These tamaracks pretend to be tamaracks and they do it better than anything. But maybe they have you fooled, for they could be crows, leaning over the edge of the world, tasting the wind blown up from a pool of newly born planets.
© 1989 Joy Harjo & Stephen E. Strom. Secrets from the Center of the World, University of Arizona Press.

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