Louise Erdrich — American Writer born on June 07, 1954,

Louise Erdrich is an Ojibwe writer of novels, poetry, and children's books featuring Native American characters and settings. She is an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, a band of the Anishinaabe... (wikipedia)

Love won't be tampered with, love won't go away. Push it to one side and it creeps to the other.
I got well by talking. Death could not get a word in edgewise, grew discouraged, and traveled on.
Here I am, where I ought to be. A writer must have a place where he or she feels this, a place to love and be irritated with.
I was in love with the whole world and all that lived in its rainy arms.
Columbus only discovered that he was in some new place. He didn't discover America.