2.07.2007

elbow-elbow-wrist-wrist-wrist
by t. zoEy benally

Navajo Barbie parks
in the da'a k'e (farm)
with a wannabe Navajo Ken
smashes corn seedlings
in four 9-inch ribbons
reduces the amount of pollen and corn
available to the people
for that year,
and compresses
air out of the soil
reducing potential
crops of squash
and beans that might otherwise grow

1 comment:

guile said...

cool.. i love the last five lines :)..