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Ancient Stones

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Ancient Stones

Charcoal black tip of arrowhead
among these ancient, stones - stained red

Heartbeats feel rhythms of ghostly drums
Winds carry haunting, chanting hums

I feel your blood, flow here with mine
Outlasting, even decaying time

I've been told the stories, told by you
I know we're just spirits, passing through

When thunder, shakes awake the night
I vision warriors by firelight

Their voices echo, around mountain's soul
While moon and stars watch us below

Respect the sky, and mother earth
Borrow the beauty, from time of birth

Then give in death peacefully
yourself, to rest eternally

Among these ancient, stones - stained red
my mirror reflects traces, of those long...........
    remembered.......

©Donna Jones
11-8-2013

proud to be one quarter Cherokee.....native american indian

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  1. Date: 5/20/2014 8:58:00 PM
    Good one

  1. Date: 4/2/2014 10:48:00 PM
    Oh Donna, this is very very nice. What humans do to other humans. Remember the English/ Irish, William Wallace/ "Braveheart " So what other blood do you have? Thank you for liking my WALLS :)

  1. Date: 3/15/2014 9:55:00 PM
    I'm not surprized, you are one great writer! Thanks, Donna Jones

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 3/15/2014 10:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Larry...glad you enjoyed..
  1. Date: 2/22/2014 5:57:00 AM
    rereading this Donna and it truly inspires I just had to say once more it is beautiful and full of ancient wisdom hugs

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 3/15/2014 10:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Shadow...
  1. Date: 12/17/2013 6:35:00 AM
    Donna this is the most artistic and you beautifully written piece. *one-man standing ovation*

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 12/17/2013 9:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    That's a very kind compliment...thank you...
  1. Date: 11/29/2013 11:08:00 AM
    Ahh!! Great quality poetry..Enjoyed the mood of the poem..Congrats on your win.Sara

  1. Date: 11/26/2013 1:12:00 AM
    Nice! :o) Such strong words! They fly free as an arrow... I'm one quarter myself. Winnebago I do believe. Thank you for your kind comments as well. :o)

  1. Date: 11/25/2013 9:24:00 PM
    Donna, wow.. Very deep, I love this line the most... Their voices echo around mountain souls.. . Congratulations on the win... luv~ Linda

  1. Date: 11/25/2013 9:19:00 PM
    Our ancestors are much closer to us than we realize! This is an amazing poem, Donna! Beautifully written! Congratulations on your well deserved win!

  1. Date: 11/25/2013 8:41:00 AM
    Congrats on your win. Stunning poem. Let me just say O si yo Tsa la gi U lv

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 10:00:00 PM
    Congratulations on this fine win, Donna

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 4:56:00 PM
    lovely Donna congrats on win Shadow x smile hug

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 4:30:00 PM
    I loved your poem. It became a fave. Congrats on your well deserved win. G.

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 4:03:00 PM
    I think so far this is one of my favorites in the contest...congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 3:57:00 PM
    And you did the people proud here Donna both those in this world and those passed on, Take care Joe..)

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 3:16:00 PM
    Rich with imagery and color! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 1:53:00 PM
    Congratulations ! I loved this write ~ Thank-you for entering my contest !

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 9:22:00 PM
    Very awesome, I could picture what you were saying ;} thank you for reading my Seasons poem ;}

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 3:19:00 PM
    Splendid rhyming couplets reflecting a deep spirituality. '...respect the sky, and mother earth,' certainly resonates with me... Bless You Donna!! Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 11/11/2013 11:36:00 PM
    WOW! It is na very nice poem and also nice to know that you have Indian blood in you. We should always be proud of who we are. In 2007 - I wrote a poem for a friend of mine's grand mother She had been a real indian princess. Her name was Ruby Lee. That year she was 100 years old, but two months after her party. My friend died, She was 44 years old.... Lucilla

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