Three Chords and the Truth

Sherman Alexie says
on the Indian reservations

the juke boxes play
lots of Hank Williams

and other old
country western songs.

Maybe it’s a way
of counting coup

while Custer
Is grinning in hell.

Or maybe it’s just
three chords and the truth.

2 responses to “Three Chords and the Truth

  1. love that last couplet!

    Like

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