About Sherman AlexieSherman Alexie is a contemporary native american poet and writer. He published his first two collections of poetry in 1992. Much of his books draws on his experiences as a native american with ancestry of several tribes. Sherman Alexie poems explore themes of despair, poverty, violence and alcoholism among the lives of Native American people. They are lightened by wit and humor. Here is below a list of his best poems extracted from his famous books in addition to this short biography.
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Alexie’s writings are meant to evoke sadness, but at the same time he uses humor and pop culture that leaves the readers with a sense of respect, understanding, and compassion.