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Buffalo Dancer
Poetry Inspired by the Avery Collection

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Buffalo Dancer by Al Momaday
Buffalo Dancer
Al Momaday
Catalog No: 2000-186-140

Buffalo Dancer

I am the buffalo dancer and I am wearing black
And baby blue clothing.
I smell red blossoms.
My moccasins are smooth inside and the outside is
Rough.
I see the dark yellow sun, and people in the
Distance. The woman has a dress on and the man
Has a t-shirt on and pants.
And my hair feels smooth and the other people’s
Hair is smooth too.

Mary Mendez
Lawrence Intermediate School


Buffalo Dancer

I am the buffalo dancer making my
Step by leg and feet. My body moves
Like a basketball bouncing away and
Moving away roughly. My hands
Move like the wind machine. For I am
The buffalo dancer. My moccasins move
With the wind and with the beat. I am
The buffalo dancer.

Dayna Molina
Lawrence Intermediate School

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