Beautiful Valley

View down Beautiful Valley

The image is a link to an alternate view.

I discover where giant butterflies burrow and dream. Startle them. They rise in unison, become the sky by imagining rainbows. They are shimmering power in the wet light in this valley they call Beautiful.
The song "All is Beautiful", written and sung by Sharon Burch, a young Navajo woman, is available. The singing of this song lasts 4 minutes and the file is 1923 kb in size.
From Secrets from the Center of the World by Joy Harjo (words) and Stephen Strom (images), University of Arizona Press.
© 1989 Joy Harjo & Stephen Strom

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Secrets From The Center Of The World, Joy Harjo; photographs, Stephen E. Strom
(Sun Tracks Books, No. 17), University of Arizona Press.

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