Poems

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You Can Change the Story, My Spirit Said to Me as I Sat Near the Sea

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by Joy Harjo

I am in a village up north, in the lands named “Alaska” now. These places had their own names long before English, Russian, or any other politically imposed trade language.
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The Seven Branches

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The Avatamsaka Sutra

To all the buddhas, the lions of the human race,
In all directions of the universe,
through past and present and future: To every single one of you,
I bow in homage; Devotion fills my body, speech and mind.

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The Gate

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by Marie Howe

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Four Elements of Ghostdance

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by Reed Bobroff

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from On The Pulse of Morning

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by Maya Angelou

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from Book of My Nights

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by Li-Young Lee

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from An Animal of the Sixth Day

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by Laura Fargas

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from Life on Mars

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by Tracy K. Smith

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View with a Grain of Sand

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by Wislawa Szymborska

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I’m Learning Nothing This Night

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by Reginald Dwayne Betts

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