Dark. Sweet. offers readers the sweep of LindaHogan's workÂ environmental and spiritual concerns, her Chickasaw heritageÂ in spare, elemental, visionary language.From "Those Who Thunder":Those who thunderhave dark hairand red throw rugs.They burn paper in bathroom sinks.Their voices refuse to sufferand their silences know the waystraight to the heart;it's bus route number eight.Linda Hogan is the recipient of the 2007 Mountains and Plains Booksellers Spirit of the West Literary Achievement Award. She is also a recipient of the 2016 PEN New England Henry David Thoreau Prize. Her poetry has received an American Book Award, Colorado Book Award, and a National Book Critics Circle nomination.