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U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Was Chosen for Women’s Hall of Fame!

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“Joy Harjo has been chosen for the National Women’s Hall of Fame as part of a Class of 2021, the organization announced Monday.” ICT, March, 2021

Poet Joy Harjo


Excerpt: Joy Harjo chosen among 9 others for Women’s Hall of Fame, ICT March, 2021

“She was chosen among nine others including former first lady Michelle Obama, late NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson and late author Octavia Butler. The group will be inducted during an Oct. 2 ceremony in an in-person ceremony. It will also be live-streamed.”

Excerpt from Favorite Poem By Joy Harjo:  “She Had Some Horses”

She had some horses.

She had horses who were bodies of sand.

She had horses who were maps drawn of blood.

She had horses who were skins of ocean water.

She had horses who were the blue air of sky.

She had horses who were fur and teeth.

She had horses who were clay and would break.

She had horses who were splintered red cliff.

Read Complete Poem: She Had Some Horses By Joy Harjo 


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