Book for the week #8

Native Wisdom, ed. by Joseph Bruchac

Snippets of wisdom originating from North America’s indigenous population. 

Favourite example: 

 

What is life?

It is the flash

of a firefly in the night. 

It is the breath

of a Buffalo in the winter time. 

It is the little shadow

which runs across the grass

and loses itself in the sunset. 

 

Crowfoot (Blackfeet), circa 1840

 

My rating: 4* (side note: very short and easy to dip into) 

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