A SHAMAN SPEAKS
On blue water:
Free in sky.
Salt flats basin
Great white sea
Bare of grass
And prairie tree.
Shadow That Comes Inside
Says the white-man’s wasting kiss,
Grows because he does not know,
Where the center of the Earth is.
Copyright Strider Marcus Jones. All Rights Reserved.
From the Editor: Mysti S. Milwee
Congratulations to all my fellow brothers and sisters that have contributed to Issue 7 of Sequoyah Cherokee River Journal. Warmest Welcome, y’all have a “uwoduhi adanvto” (beautiful spirit). Issue 7 highlights a rather diverse beautiful collection of Poetry and Prose; Collaborations in Art and Poetry; Photography and Art Photography that transcends with beauty evoking nature, beauty, animals, and Native American culture. The Cover Art “HARVESTING THE FALL” is rendered by the Editor and is an ekphrastic collaboration with poetess Venus Jones. I hope you all enjoy and share the beauty of this issue with fellow poets and creatives in the world. Thank you for contributing!
Congratulations to the following fellow contributors for Issue 7:
* Venus Jones & Editor Mysti S. Milwee
* Winston Derden
* Tali Cohen Shabtai
* Kathryn Kuklinski
* Carl Scharwath & Annette Nasser (Collaboration)
* Nivedita Karthik
* Stacy Savage
* Ermira Mitre Kokomani
* Joshua Corwin
* Strider Marcus Jones
* Marc Carswell