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She had some horses

by Joy Harjo

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJoy Harjo.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.A62423 S5 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23159136M
ISBN 109780393334210
LC Control Number2008030385
OCLC/WorldCa227016658

Editions for She Had Some Horses: (Paperback published in ), X (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in Cited by: A new edition of the beloved volume by Joy Harjo, one of our foremost Native American poets. First published in and now considered a classic, She Had Some Horses is a powerful exploration of womanhood's most intimate moments. Joy Harjo's poems speak of women's despair, of their imprisonment and ruin at the hands of men and society, but also of their awakenings, power, and love.

  In "She Had Some Horses," found in the collection of the same name, Harjo describes the many, often contradictory "horses" within a woman: "She had some horses she loved. / .   She may well have had to assure some people she would not write about them, or others that they would not be recognizable, in order to tell climactic stories — like when most of the livestock Author: Jessica Lustig.

  In "She had some horses", Joy Harjo metaphorically uses horses to represent the struggles the female speaker is going through and the contradicting thoughts that she is attempting reconcile. Harjo uses many contrasting images to convey this throughout the poem. In the first stanza, Harjo compares the horses to "fur and teeth", an image that implies that the horses are strong and . This bookclub meeting has been POSTPONED until May. The Living Poets Society, the BBS in-store poetry bookclub, will be reading and discussing She Had Some Horses by Joy Harjo in April.. The Living Poets Society Bookclub is open to the public and typically meets at 7pm on the second Tuesday of every month in the Upper North Room of Boulder Book Store.


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First published in and now considered a classic, She Had Some Horses is a powerful exploration of womanhood's most intimate moments. Joy Harjo's words speak of women's despair, of their imprisonment and ruin at the hands of men and society, but also of their awakenings, power, and love.

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These were the same Size: KB. Harjo’s memoir Crazy Brave won several awards, including the PEN USA Literary Award for Creative Non-Fiction and the American Book Award.

She is. A new edition of the beloved volume by Joy Harjo, one of our foremost Native American poets., She Had Some Horses, Poems, Joy Harjo, ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Poems. Description: 74 pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Survivors --What I should have said --She had some.

The poetry in She Had Some Horses was written by Joy Harjo, a Native woman from the Mvskoke/Creek Nation. I mention this because her ethnicity seems to play a big role in her poetry, as she addresses many of the problems that Natives face, especially alcoholism—though racism and loss of culture are present in a few of her poems.

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A new edition of the beloved volume by Joy Harjo, one of our foremost Native American poets. First published in and now considered a classic, She Had Some Horses is a powerful exploration of womanhood's most intimate moments.

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