Some send their prayers in smoke and open air. In that case, all it takes is grass and sage. And so, I write a poem as a prayer. We set the sage to flame and with great care, To follow the traditions of great age. We send our prayers in smoke and open air.… Continue reading Sage
Living on Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, I am only a few minutes from the Badlands and a little over an hour from the Black Hills. I recently got the chance to explore both beautiful national parks, as well as some other places that have captured my heart. Here are just a few… Badlands… Continue reading SoDak Must-Sees
As of last week, I am halfway complete with my undergraduate degree in English with a teaching certificate in grades 7-12. This year was transformational for me in many ways. I spent fall semester studying abroad in Rwanda, where I took courses on the 1994 Genocide, African Religions, Economic Development, and Cultural Arts. I taught… Continue reading Where in the world is Kelly?