Foliage at the entrance to Canyon de Chelly

Tamarisks at entrance to Canyon de Chelly

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.
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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