"When I was a little girl,
I wanted to be an Indian, too -
I felt at home in the water, the
sea-salt rushing against my cheeks;
and how beautiful, and how
silent, long black hair blowing
back as stars and sequins
aligned around me; god! Didn’t
I want to be an Indian!"
Yesterday saw the release of Four Winds Literary Magazine's Taking Back Tiger Lily, Issue #3, Strong Women Edition. I am really honored to have my poem and artwork included with so many other amazing responses to their call for submissions. The work that the Editor (Mi...
I'm excited to announce that I was graciously asked to create the cover art for M. Carmen Lane's forthcoming new book of poetry that will be released next month on August 2nd. She had initially asked if I would be interested in doing this a couple of years ago, and whe...
You know, I don't really write (or read) as often as I used to. At one point in my life I was a voracious reader and also dreamed of being a writer. Ran across the meme of "Dear Native Youth" again today, which was created earlier this spring in response to a sudden in...