University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Hershman John

Two Poems by Hershman John

Navajo

By: Hershman John

Grandmother Moon Tonight is the Lunar eclipse Tonight the moon blooms Tonight my grandma is home. The cornfield carpets the canyon’s basin A Navajo field of colored corn Red, Yellow, Blue and White Grandma Nalnise whispers to the moon Her turquoise jewels reflect the evening dinner fire In the distance the bells of the sheep […]