The Bounty Hunters

Nah he in eh woh ha doh
Ehoi yah ja oh gnaw ni dot

Edo no vo oh komeh eh tista
Nah moghda Veho

Davi idon ha aht ighiv

Hoiv ay ya dnot neuts
Eyo sidon he tista

I feel them out there
They sit under a dark sky
Waiting for coyote or Indian
Or black man

Night holds its fist in their eyes

The prairie now grown darker
Turns its face away….

Dog soldier poem

For Robbie McMurtry, Chantel Moore, Sarah Circling Bear, Zachery Bear Heels,
Jacqueline Slayers, George Floyd, Mahivist Goodblanket….a list too long to publish here.

From the stronghold
Lance henson
Cheyenne nation of Oklahoma
June 6, 20

One thought on “The Bounty Hunters

  1. listening to your words from the edge
    and silences
    a dove from the window
    in a circle of troubled humans
    four glasses of beer on a village road
    sweat lodge on the river
    and compassion to us
    indigenous people claim to stand
    to walk their paths to breathe common air
    to speak it – their own language
    you speak for your marvelous people
    dog soldier
    still listening
    and standing
    16 june 2020 ponte nelle alpi

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