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The Lost Colony of Roanoke‚ 1587

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August 1, 2011

On the telly,

The British man wonders,

“Why did the Roanoke settlers disappear?

And what tore them asunder?”

I must protest.

Or confess.

The settlers are not gone. They’re here.

In my belly.

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Sherman Alexie is the author of twenty-two books, including The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, winner of the 2007 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, War Dances, winner of the 2010 PEN/Faulkner Award, and The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, a PEN/Hemingway Special Citation winner.

Author photograph via Wikimedia by Larry D. Moore

Homepage photograph via Flickr by bcostin

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