Pattiann Rogers

Pattiann Rogers has published nine books of poetry and received numerous awards and fellowships. She lives in Colorado with her husband.

Magazine Arts & Culture

Watching the Ancestral Prayers of Venerable Others

Lena Higgins, 92, breastless,blind, chewing her gums by the window,is old, but the Great Comet of 1843 is much older than that. Dry landtortoises with their elephantinefeet are often very old, but giant sequoias of the western Sierrasare generations older than that.The first prayer rattle, made on the savannah of seeds and bonesstrung together, is […]

By Pattiann Rogers
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