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Indian Ink

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Indian Ink

“Indian Accent”

Hear the whispers inside

Chanting from long ago
Echoes come and go
Losing time in a soft eternal glow

A beautiful and delicate autumn mountain scene
Dry blue eyes enchanting melodies!
Voices falling from the sky
Rising hymns release ancient demons that cling to the soul

The darkness dwells under gentle moonlight
Ancestors of the Spirit World,
Exposing Indian hands that weave native smoke into the air
Their spirits taunting burrows from the muddy Earth
Moccasin makers rise from underneath
Guardians of dream catchers
Smooth thread from the outer edge, bowing heads.
Luminous gems of ivory,
Chasing a florid kiss.

Through the winds of enchanted drums, voices cry out for rain.
The hollow chimes mesmerize  
An ancient rage begins to flare
Stale madness, 
The spears of the perfumed buffalo skin pierced my senses
Removing the veils that cover my eyes
The hands that cover my ears
Washing the scalp that bleeds on my face
They collect tears from memories of the past.

KINDRED IN EVERY WAY!

Raven silk braids, feathers fall from my hair.
Dancing in a horrid hallucination of Peyote,
Waking up from the “American Dream.”
Holding out my arms, I am free, I can fly.

I AM A BIRD!

By; PD

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  1. Date: 9/3/2014 11:18:00 PM
    did your Christmas gifts last year have any tags on them. You know gift as in it. Tag as in...well...tag.

  1. Date: 9/3/2014 11:02:00 PM
    i added it to my favs and tag you're double it.

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    Date: 9/3/2014 11:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    WOW,,, Thank you, LINDA
  1. Date: 7/7/2014 9:49:00 PM
    Linda, Glenn here. Thank you for your warm welcome. In this poem, appreciated how you captured spirituality, earth bonded, and pain of European cruelty of American Indians. This poem is of special interest to me because I am a member of the Cherokee Nation. I well know what you are writing about.

  1. Date: 6/19/2014 12:33:00 AM
    This is the fifth time i am reading this, I told you i cherish your work..like heartily

  1. Date: 5/27/2014 2:50:00 PM
    Amazing!

  1. Date: 5/17/2014 8:52:00 AM
    When a poem literally takes the reader to another place, it is poetry as it was meant to be. I am in awe of your writing....

  1. Date: 5/16/2014 7:55:00 PM
    Hi Linda, I'm just getting around to reading this. It is very strong. It is very solid. It has real merit. Great job. Keep up the great work. You are a real poets poet. (and I'll throw in the general public at large, who should be paying homage to you as well, for good measure.) Have a great week end. Earl

  1. Date: 5/12/2014 9:12:00 PM
    You captured the heart of the Indian Spirit! I love this!!

  1. Date: 5/11/2014 10:01:00 PM
    Enchanting write! I love all things about my ancestors the Native Americans. This is a truly magnificent presentation! Going immediately into my fav list! A triple bravo on this....

  1. Date: 3/25/2014 10:47:00 AM
    Great poem of the great poet... It's touched my soul...I have no extra word about the creation...Hats off dear poet...I am a lucky person because.............................................Best wishes from my soul...

  1. Date: 2/19/2014 10:29:00 PM
    FAB POEM PD !!!!!!!!!!!!

  1. Date: 2/13/2014 1:11:00 AM
    A ritual that you delivered your soul unto with truth of you the prize...you are a feathered soul of limitless courage...take me to that sky...this is great literature...

  1. Date: 2/11/2014 4:18:00 PM
    Enchanting... This poem took my breath away... I am floating in the mesmerizing and enchanting wind of your words. :)

  1. Date: 12/31/2013 10:48:00 PM
    Beautiful.: )

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    Date: 1/1/2014 10:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for the mail and adding this to your favs...
  1. Date: 12/26/2013 3:01:00 PM
    PD, Happy Holidays, sorry about my delay, I ran into the crud. very enjoyabble poem!

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    Date: 1/1/2014 10:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Sheri, happy 2014
  1. Date: 12/15/2013 11:05:00 PM
    absolute poetry...I love this. Thank you for sharing it with me.

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    Date: 1/1/2014 10:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for supping enjoying this one, and adding it to your favorite list... LINDA your newest fan
  1. Date: 12/12/2013 10:41:00 AM
    A magnificent declaration. Congratulations.

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    Date: 1/2/2014 11:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you... Linda
  1. Date: 12/8/2013 6:15:00 PM
    Thanks Giorgio, it is nice to be inspired by you... hugs..LINDA

  1. Date: 12/7/2013 8:14:00 PM
    WHAT A BEAUTIFUL POEM! I LOVE IT. CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WELL-DESERVED WIN MY DEAR FRIEND PD!

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    Date: 1/1/2014 10:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Happy 2014
  1. Date: 12/3/2013 11:57:00 PM
    Hi, my dearest sis & BFF of mine! I'm so so glad to see this on top of the winners list. I'm embracing every line of this superb masterpiece of yours once again-loving & enjoying it to the max as I read it during my short free time here at school this pm. One of my most favourite poems of yours. My BIGGEST HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WELL-DESERVED SUPER/GOLDEN SHINING WIN! Cheers & biggest hugs! By d way, r u still on vacation? Wishing u all the best! Missing u my sis. tcare. lovem4evr,Leo

    A   Avatar Poet Destroyer A
    Date: 1/1/2014 10:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Leo, glad you love this one, enough to call it a masterpiece..... love love.. Linda
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