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Human Son of peace

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Human Son of peace

In peace he left his lodge, and reverently he trod,

the way his mother shown the way from youth he'd known.

To connect with all there was, as his family slept he played.

he played to the  great white spirit God, with thanks in the

melody, from memory's shared of successfull hunting days,

he thought of his child at play,and his wife with her sun toned

skin, of beads here, she'd braided for him. He thought of tommorow's

trail the inevitable (moving day) on the rolling prairie hills, and

the coming winter ( still )  of the laughter and horseplay there would

be along the way, sending out the breath that the spirit gave back

in his wafting praise. He remembered the forward scouts out under

the open skies, and the owl of the grasslands cry, he asked that the

way be free of eyes of enemies. Human Son of peace, at peace in

the forests half sleep.

for Constance La France's His story contest, written by Joe Maverick.

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  1. Date: 12/11/2012 1:10:00 PM
    Seems a good seasonal poem, Joe. I like the rustic tone, simplicity. The simple manger comes to mind with the animals, the straw, the warmth in spite of the cold. Love, daver

  1. Date: 8/14/2011 10:31:00 PM
    back to this one. One of my faves of your poems, Joe. thanks for your recent comment. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 7/26/2011 2:56:00 PM
    an energetic and electrifying write Joe.. much appreciate your warm comments on my poetry luv.. hope u have been well ... we are GREAT..

  1. Date: 6/6/2011 2:07:00 AM
    The great spirit looked down, with just the slightest frown, cos the Buffalo were gone gone gone:( Great poetry Joe... on ya Don

  1. Date: 4/25/2011 6:32:00 AM
    A keen and insightful write, Joe! The aboriginies are oft of the most patient, and wisest souls. You have captured one of these soulful moments. Can be people of legend and mystique. Their tradition and customs are most intriguing. Immensely enjoyed this write! Happy Easter Monday, Joe!!! Best to you, Mikki

  1. Date: 4/3/2011 8:00:00 PM
    a very creative piece you wrote here

  1. Date: 3/22/2011 1:14:00 PM
    Congratulations on the seventh place win in the contest of Constance, Joe

  1. Date: 3/22/2011 12:24:00 PM
    Congratulations on your deserving win in Constance's Contest, Joe. I love this incredible story you've written so well! Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 3/22/2011 11:41:00 AM
    Always a pleasure to see you in the top ten, Joe. Congratulations on your worthy poem's honored seventh place. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 3/22/2011 11:20:00 AM
    Congratulations on your super win Joe in Constance's contest " Tell His Story". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/22/2011 9:13:00 AM
    So happy to see your poem in the winners' circle, Joe. Congratulations! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 3/22/2011 8:53:00 AM
    Great story, Joe. Many congrat's on your WIN. Lainie

  1. Date: 3/22/2011 8:24:00 AM
    Great poem - many congrats : ) Jack

  1. Date: 3/22/2011 7:36:00 AM
    Congrats on your top ten finish, Joe, love the story and the name..."Human Son of Peace"...excellent write:) Thanks for your congrats on Kwe'...much appreciated!

  1. Date: 3/21/2011 11:45:00 PM
    my happy cheers to you for the special win :) huggs, nette

  1. Date: 3/21/2011 9:03:00 PM
    What a lovely name for this man. Loved the write. Heartiest congratulations for this win.

  1. Date: 3/21/2011 8:34:00 PM
    Captivating story.Congratulations on your top ten win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/21/2011 8:27:00 PM
    Congrats Joe on your super win in Tell His Story contest luv.. a stunning write .. and beautifully written my friend... enjoy another top ten win with luv..

  1. Date: 3/15/2011 4:32:00 PM
    Hey Joe, how are you?? thanks for not letting me give out/up on my writing. I feel like I am in a creative slump and just can't seem to write a decent poem.

  1. Date: 3/15/2011 1:44:00 PM
    This one has a beautiful rustic tone and scene that, unfortunately, has been lost forever. Like the last two lines, the "forest's half sleep." Love, Dave

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