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. Before an Old Painting of the Crucifixion 1/3/2003
5. Angle of Geese 1/3/2003
6. A Simile 3/23/2011

A Simile

What did we say to each other
that now we are as the deer
who walk in single file
with heads high
with ears forward
with eyes watchful
with hooves always placed on firm ground
in whose limbs there is latent flight

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