Sherman Alexie


Sherman Alexie Poems

1. Good Hair 3/12/2015
2. Crow Testament 7/21/2006
3. How To Write The Great American Indian Novel 7/21/2006
4. On The Amtrak From Boston To New York City 7/21/2006
5. Evolution 7/21/2006
Best Poem of Sherman Alexie

Evolution

Buffalo Bill opens a pawn shop on the reservation
right across the border from the liquor store
and he stays open 24 hours a day,7 days a week

and the Indians come running in with jewelry
television sets, a VCR, a full-lenght beaded buckskin outfit
it took Inez Muse 12 years to finish. Buffalo Bill

takes everything the Indians have to offer, keeps it
all catalogues and filed in a storage room. The Indians
pawn their hands, saving the thumbs for last, they pawn

their skeletons, falling endlessly from the skin
and when the last Indian has pawned ...

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