One River, A Thousand Voices
by Claudia Castro Luna
accordian folded broadside
One River, a Thousand Voices by Claudia Castro Luna celebrates the Columbia River’s energy, beauty and power. It honors the resilience of Native peoples who for millennia have lived along its banks and at this historical juncture with climate change, it is a call to consider our personal role as stewards of the natural world.
Castro Luna's poem is presented as an accordion book, the words cascading down the pages alongside a blue-ink stream evoking the powerful Columbia.
Castro Luna is the current Washington state poet laureate.
A portion of the proceeds from every sale through our site goes to support Columbia Riverkeeper, an organization that has been fighting for clean water on the Columbia for 20 years.