Angelina Sarsficio

Roadrunner, roadrunner
Where are you running to?
Fast you are, but I've seen you.
What did you do? That's why you're looking around.
Are you looking for me?
. . . I'm standing over here.

FromWhen it Rains: Papago and Pima Poetry edited by Ofelia Zepeda, University of Arizona Press, Sun Tracks Vol. 7,
© 1982 Angelina Sarsficio.

This poem is also available in the 'O'odham language.