Saturday, July 5, 2014

Creation of First Man and First Woman Excerpt from the Navajo as Poetry from Eye of Cat by Roger Zelazny


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Creation of First Man and First Woman Excerpt as Poetry from Eye of Cat by Roger Zelazny translated from the Navajo by Washington Matthews 1897.

It was the wind that gave them life. It is the wind that comes out of our mouths now that gives us life. When this ceases to blow we die. In the skin at the tips of our fingers we see the trail of the wind; it shows us where the wind blew when our ancestors were created. 



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