Sitemap - 2022 - Sherman Alexie

Should I Create a Substack Chat?

What We Lost in the Fire

Newish Songs I Love #1

Pandemic Love Song

My Sister's Weather Report

Your Literalism or Mine?

14 of My Favorite Things of 2022

How I Died in a Car Wreck

Cooking With No Recipes

And the Libraries Shall Burn

Honor Song for Christine McVie


My Mania, My Depression, My Politics

Late Autumn, Early Winter

Double Vision

Magic & Tragic


This is About Guns, This is Not About Guns

One-Sentence Opinion #1

My Tiger, My Tiger

Who Belongs to the Tribe?

Putting on the Ritz

Hey, Wait, Is This The Apocalypse?

A Republican Twitter Accidental Haibun

The Cough Drop Aisle is Decimated

About Political Poems

The Great Native American Bake Off

Last Letter

One Drink Too Many

A Grind of Blackbirds, A Tribe of Insomniacs

Being a Baseball Fan is Soul-Crushing

Fall, Falling, Fallen

Ode to the BLT

Shoes on Fire

Good Times


More Than Angels, Less than Angels

Can You See the Mountain?

When Your Book is Banned: The Author's Perspective


Arts & Crafts

How to Write the Great American Indian Novel

Creation Story

What Tribe Are You?

Whole Lotta Love

Auto Repair

Flight Hours

Sunday List #1

Pow Wow Story

The Spider Amendment

Revelations Hospital

What You Pawn I Will Redeem

Love Poem, Planned

Sunday Rest

Still Life, 1973

Late Flower


United By Water

Three Alarm

The Only Laundromat in the World

Powwow at the Unofficial End of the Pandemic

Indian Boy Goes to Hollywood

Old Growth


Feral You, Feral Me

Bipolar Coyote

Rock Paper Scissors

Comfort Food

I Don’t Know What to Say

The Pancake Clan

A Cloud of Grasshoppers

Dear Dragonfly

Childhood Bullies

The Facebook Sonnet

O, Left Hand of an Injured God

Bring Us to the River

A Tiny Violin Still Makes a Beautiful Sound

Smoke Signals on Pluto TV

Flight Envy

Stress Fracture

If We Speak as Men, If We Speak as Angels

Genesis, Exodus, Insomnia

My Siblings and I Get Nostalgic


Why Do I Pray?


If We Speak as Men, If We Speak as Angels - Second Draft

Ode to Hospice

If We Speak as Men, If We Speak as Angels - First Draft

What Can Be Repaired

John Deere was a Friend of Mine

Country Poor



Where I’m Calling From

The Business of Fancydancing

Bob’s Winter Coat

A Man in Brooklyn

Thomas Builds-the-Fire’s Honor Song

My Sister Flying Away, My Sister Flying Home

The New Substack App for iPhone

Hunger Song

On the Night that David Foster Wallace Killed Himself

A Little Museum of Childhood

The Dogs of War and Peace


Gods of Thunder — an introductory essay to my newsletter

The Boys of Summer

On the Day that Elvis Died

Game Theory

The Last Teriyaki Joint in the World

Benjamin Lake

Gathering Huckleberries

Grocery List

Three-Day Hold

Happy Dance

Sonnet with Bird

Do Their Ghosts Know They’re Ghosts?

Ode to Lonely

Tornado Comedy

After Genocide

Superman & Me

Storm Song

Ode to the Salad Spinner

The Patron Saints of Spokane, Washington