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July/August 2022

Land Acknowledgments; Cover Artist: Weshoyot Alvitre

The oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English-speaking world.

  • Jake Skeets
  • Ariana Benson
  • Toni Giselle Stuart
  • Arthur Sze
  • Franklin K. R. Cline
White letters P O E T R Y in boxes are arranged in a grid format. Each box contains an illustration. Top boxes depict a natural landscape with a city in the distance. Middle boxes depict a cross section of land from its topsoil to layers of dirt below. Bo
From this Issue
    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine we acknowledge ourselves

      By Allison Akootchook Warden
      before we bring this meeting to order
      we want to acknowledge ourselves, the Kaktoviġmiut
      yes, Siliun, this is how they are doing things nowadays
                        we are doing it right


    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Hasísná

      By Manny Loley
      Tóyisdzáán shimá dishníigo
      Nahasdzáán shimá dishníigo
      Ni’ bitł’ááhdęę hasísná
      Nahasdzáán shimá bijéí
      chahałheeł yee hadít’éego
      biyidęę’ hasísná
      Nitsáhákees bá hooghandęę’ hasísná
      Saad bá hooghandęę’ hasísná
      Hooghandi nán’sdzá
      Hooghandi nán’sdzá


    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine 1855

      By Beth Piatote
      I celebrate myself
      And what I hereby cede you shall hereby cede,
      For the country relinquished by me as good is relinquished by you

      I loafe and convey to the United States
      All the right, title and interest ... in my country, occupied and claimed,
      I give...

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