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Navarre Scott Momaday

(February 27, 1934 / Lawton, Oklahoma)

Poems of Navarre Scott Momaday

1. A Simile 3/23/2011
2. Angle of Geese 1/3/2003
3. Before an Old Painting of the Crucifixion 1/3/2003
4. Eagle Feather Fan 1/3/2003
5. The Delight Song of Tsoai-Talee 1/3/2003
6. The Earth 1/3/2003

Eagle Feather Fan

The eagle is my power,
And my fan is an eagle.
It is strong and beautiful
In my hand. And it is real.
My fingers hold upon it
As if the beaded handle
Were the twist of bristlecone.
The bones of my hand are fine
And hollow; the fan bears them.

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