Sherman Alexie


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  • Rookie Jo Hays (1/13/2010 8:28:00 AM)

    Alexie poems are paintings and that is the largest compliment I can think of...

  • Rookie Sarah Kester (6/3/2009 2:29:00 PM)

    I love Sherman Alexie. He has the best wit and is so honest in everything he writes, but I do love his short stories and novels much more than his poems like 'The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight In Heaven.' He is great!

  • Rookie Bexxx 33 (2/24/2009 8:23:00 PM)

    This is probably one of the best poets i have read from ever. He has a style that i admire thoroughly. He is very straight forward. I hope to read more of his work in the future.

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Best Poem of Sherman Alexie

On The Amtrak From Boston To New York City

The white woman across the aisle from me says 'Look,
look at all the history, that house
on the hill there is over two hundred years old, '
as she points out the window past me

into what she has been taught. I have learned
little more about American history during my few days
back East than what I expected and far less
of what we should all know of the tribal stories

whose architecture is 15,000 years older
than the corners of the house that sits
museumed on the hill. 'Walden Pond, '
the woman on the train asks, 'Did you see Walden Pond? '

and I...

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