Navarre Scott Momaday

(February 27, 1934 / Lawton, Oklahoma)

Navarre Scott Momaday Poems

1. The Delight Song of Tsoai-Talee 1/3/2003
2. The Earth 1/3/2003
3. Eagle Feather Fan 1/3/2003
4. Angle of Geese 1/3/2003
5. Before an Old Painting of the Crucifixion 1/3/2003
6. A Simile 3/23/2011

Eagle Feather Fan

The eagle is my power,
And my fan is an eagle.
It is strong and beautiful
In my hand. And it is real.
My fingers hold upon it
As if the beaded handle
Were the twist of bristlecone.
The bones of my hand are fine
And hollow; the fan bears them.

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