Treasure Island

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

A Simile

What did we say to each other
that now we are as the deer
who walk in single file
with heads high
with ears forward
with eyes watchful
with hooves always placed on firm ground
in whose limbs there is latent flight

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