Quotation by Leslie Marmon Silko

How coyote got his
ratty old fur coat
bits of old fur
the sparrows stuck on him
with dabs of pitch.
That was after he lost his proud original one in a poker game.
Leslie Marmon Silko (b. 1948), U.S. author. Toe'osh; a Laguna Coyote Story (l. 5–10). . .

Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, The. Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, eds. (2d ed., 1988) W. W. Norton & Company.
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