Was Joy Harjo not accepted in life? Is this why she wrote "remember" so she wouldn't forget who she is inside?
It is always dicey and difficult to speculate as to why a particular author wrote what they did, or to ask how they felt. Unless they themselves tell you the answer, you can never be sure whether you are right. It is safe to assume Harjo was not accepted in...
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