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Veronica Golos

Standing Rock, Part I

By Veronica Golos Have I stepped back in time, or forward?
A graveled road, hovering flags, the sound
of waves against chunk rock -- and
voices billow into birds,
Pamela Alexander

Makers

By Pamela Alexander We didn’t waste them. We used the trees
to build, to burn. Some jungles
got in our way, and animals, especially bears.
Linda Hogan

History

By Linda Hogan This is the word that is always bleeding.
You didn't think this
until you country changes and when it thunders
you search your own body
Dominique Christina

For Margaret Garner (28 days free until)

By Dominique Christina When the sun is pitiless
When the girl is a gust of get out fast
When the boys are forced to mingle with the forest
When the baby, still nursing leaves her mother
Andrea Gibson

For Eli

By Andrea Gibson Andrea Gibson performs the poem "For Eli" at the 2010 Split This Rock Poetry Festival.
Arthur Sze

Criss Cross

By Arthur Sze Arthur Sze performs the poem "Criss Cross" at the 2010 Split This Rock Poetry Festival.
Patricia Smith

The Letter Over

By Patricia Smith Patricia Smith performs "The Letter Over" at the 2010 Split This Rock Poetry Festival.
Maria Melendez Kelson

For Light So Loved the World She Gave it More

By Maria Melendez Kelson Maria Melendez Kelson reads "For Light So Loved the World She Gave it More" at the 2014 Split This Rock Poetry Festival.
Natalie Diaz

Ode to the Beloved’s Hips

By Natalie Diaz Natalie Diaz reads "Ode to the Beloved's Hips" at the 2014 Split This Rock Poetry Festival.
Linda Hogan

Song for the Turtles in the Gulf

By Linda Hogan We had been together so very long,
you willing to swim with me
just last month, myself merely small
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