Quotation by Joy Harjo

She thinks of the 4 a.m. lonelinesses that have folded
her up like death, discordant, without logical and
beautiful conclusion. Her teeth break off at the edges.
She would speak.
Joy Harjo (b. 1951), U.S. poet. The Woman Hanging from the Thirteenth Floor Window (l. 56–59). . .

Harper's Anthology of 20th Century Native American Poetry. Duane Niatum, ed. (1988) Harper & Row.
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