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In the distance of my years I cover myself with time
by Nancy Wood

I am a Bear.
In my solitude I resemble the wind.
I blow the clouds together
So they form images of my friends.

SOURCE: Excerpt from the poem “In the distance of my years I cover myself with time” by Nancy Wood.

SOURCE: This poem appears in Many Winters: Prose and Poetry of the Pueblos by Nancy Wood, available at Amazon.com (c) 1974 by Nancy Wood. For more visit nancywood.com.