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Norbert Krapf (author of Invisible Presence and the forthcoming Bloodroot) has graciously agreed to let us feature a few of his poems on the blog in honor of Earth Day, which is this Sunday. Krapf also will give an Earth Day poetry reading Sunday at the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library in Zionsville, IN. For more information on this event, check our blog calendar or download a flyer.
–for Oscar Sanchez–
In the woods no missal or priest
or lector or choir is necessary.
Every bird cry is a hymn,
the fluff of every squirrel tail
is a consecration, and faith
rises from the ground
"Came across this interesting title. While mostly focused on the
colonial era, the profiles of first-generation literates (who actively
participated in the new 'technology' of reading and writing in the
colonial languages) remain very relevant today." --Friends of African Village Libraries <read post>