Author's signed presentation copy to the Golda Meir Library. In his forward to this collection, Simon J. Ortiz celebrates Glancy's "vivid poetic insights into the landscape of Oklahoma and its Cherokee heritage." He suggests that in this work, Glancy goes "more deeply and comprehensively into the dimensions of her Cherokee and German/English birthright, which, to her, is more than a matter of cultural and genetic descent." Offering is illustrated by Terry John Swaby.
"GREAT GREAT GRANDMOTHER STEPS INTO THE ROOM"
Her head small as a pecan.
Through narrow channels of the prairie
Moccasins tied to thick feet.
Her mouth shriveled to a cedar berry
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