Thank you to Irene Latham of Live Your Poem for hosting this week.
When The Light Of The World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through
Edited by Joy Harjo with Leanne Howe, Jennifer Elise Foerster, and Contributing Editors (Amazon | Book Depository)
A few weeks back, I shared Louise Erdrich’s Advice To Myself from this collection. I found another one of her poems that I felt captured our current reading theme on “horror and deliverance in books” with its mention of ghosts and the horrors that disenfranchised people had to (and to a large extent, continue to) endure.