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Mary TallMountain

  • We never leave each other. / When does your mouth / say goodbye to your heart?

    • Mary TallMountain,
    • "There Is No Word for Goodbye," in Joseph Bruchac, ed., Songs From This Earth on Turtle's Back ()
  • Memories stretch and pull around me — / Bark drying on a new canoe.

    • Mary TallMountain,
    • "Ts'eekkaayah," in Joseph Bruchac, ed., Songs From This Earth on Turtle's Back ()
  • Wherever I can find a place to sit down and write, that is my home.

    • Mary TallMountain,
    • in Bill D. Moyers et al., The Language of Life: A Festival of Poets ()

Mary TallMountain, Koyukan-U.S. poet

(1918 - 1994)

Full nameMary Demonski Randle TallMountain.