Primus St. John

Primus St. John was on the Portland State University faculty, where he was professor of English and Black Studies. His collections of poetry include Skins on the Earth, Love is Not a Consolation: It is a Light, and most recently, Dreamer, which received the 1990 Hazel Hall Award for Poetry.

Books by this Author

From Here We Speak

The first Oregonians were also the first Oregon poets. Lullabies, love songs, prophecy songs, incantations, exorcisms, and spirit power songs from eleven different Native American...

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