Navarre Scott Momaday

(February 27, 1934 / Lawton, Oklahoma)

A Simile - Poem by Navarre Scott Momaday

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

Comments about A Simile by Navarre Scott Momaday

  • Smoky Hoss (4/2/2018 10:15:00 AM)

    Like the waves of wonder from a simple Native American flute, the answer is a song flowing in the wind, lingering in our hearts... always in flight somewhere, in some way. (Report)Reply

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  • Susan Williams (11/5/2015 12:33:00 PM)

    Now this I like- short and to the point and lets you draw the conclusion (Report)Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (11/5/2015 11:09:00 AM)

    Amusing poem on this subject. (Report)Reply

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  • Fabrizio Frosini (11/5/2015 5:23:00 AM)

    interesting write, short, concise..
    Indeed, a latent flight is almost always in our minds, if not in our limbs..

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  • (5/30/2014 5:47:00 PM) interesting write....would love to know the answer to the question....keep penning.. (Report)Reply

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  • (5/6/2014 8:31:00 PM)

    Smiles are sunshine to the soul :) (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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