Avane’ – Caribou Eskimo Man, Barren Grounds

 

Caribou, or Reindeer, From The Front Cover Illustration of Eskimo Poems From Canada and Greenland. 1973, Translated by Tom Lowenstein. Originally Collected by Knud Rasmussen.

 

“Impatient and excited, I watch for reindeer in the hills

Do I hunt in vain, because I’m old and slower than I was?

I, who once shot arrows standing upright, without having to take aim, and a broad-antlered reindeer bull would tumble down the hillside with it’s muzzle deep in the clay”.

On the Lookout, From Eskimo Poems from Canada and Greenland. 1973, Translated by Tom Lowenstein. Originally Collected by Knud Rasmussen.

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or, The Stag Of The Woodlands

 

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“I “Wish To Be An Old Man Hunting.”  – Michael Patrick McCarty

 

“Well, anyhow, I am not going to die young.” From Given: Poems, by Wendell Berry, 2005

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