Poet Warrior by Joy Harjo, Read by Joy Harjo
An Inviting Memoir from a Poet Laureate
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Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. poet laureate, narrates Poet Warrior, a stunning memoir filled with wisdom and compassion. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Sandi Henschel discuss how Harjo’s voice invites listeners in, as she narrates with a calm, lyrical narration. She shares tales of her Muscogee/Creek ancestors, personal anecdotes and remembrances, and her growing awareness of messages found in the natural world. She sings ancient songs, recites her poetry, and offers stirring messages of forgiveness, healing, and enlightenment. A quietly memorable listening experience.