Tag Archives: Jimmy Santiago Baca

TCS: In Beauty – Poems for Indigenous Peoples Day

. . Good Morning! __________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: FIRST

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Indigenous – aboriginal, earliest, FIRST, native, original Continuing this week with poems for National Native American Heritage Month, which happens in the U.S. every November, but with less fanfare than it deserves. Of course, some Native Americans don’t … Continue reading

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A Poem for the 4th of July

Immigrants in Our Own Land by Jimmy Santiago Baca We are born with dreams in our hearts, looking for better days ahead. At the gates we are given new papers, our old clothes are taken and we are given overalls … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: HERITAGE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD November is Native American Heritage Month in the United States. Unfortunately, it seems to get scant attention, and far too many Americans know very little about the First Peoples of this hemisphere. Try to imagine that … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: INDIGENOUS

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Indigenous – aboriginal, earliest, first, native, original November is National Native American Heritage Month, and the day after Thanksgiving is Native American Heritage Day. Of course, some Native Americans don’t want to be called Native Americans … Continue reading

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