Three Poems by Alaska's New Writer Laureate, Nora Marks Dauenhauer

Alaska’s new State
Writer Laureate Nora Marks Dauenhauer will appear tonight in our first
Crosscurrents event of 2013 for an onstage conversation with Diane Benson: Tuesday, February 19 at 7 pm at the Wilda Marston Theatre, Loussac Library.
We’re pleased to bring you this event in partnership with the
Anchorage Public Library and Alaska Writers Guild. As a preview, Nora has
kindly allowed us to present three of her poems here:
Granddaughters Dancing

Granddaughters dancing,
swaying in the wind.


Alaska Native youth
in strobelight:
disco diorama.

        –for all Tlingit women
                who slice fish for the

Slime squishing
through gold and silver bracelets:
women slicing salmon.

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