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Indian Girl

--Virginia Slim--

Different eyes, the same world 
Ancient skin, dirty Indian Girl 
Smokey, eyes, exotic raven hair 
---Now listen to  the colors, of transformation, 
On the day she was born, the wind blew in, 
A blessing ---her soul, fallen from the heavens
A  gorgeous puff of smoke, Miss Virginia Slim

Able to walk the world with an open mind, she twirls
Pocahontas, one of her many names. 
She carves, and climbs on trees, this little Indian Girl, 
Her feathers ride with the wind, against her red titian skin
Daughter of Chief Powhatan, a powerful tribal, red man 
Peace and love with the Indians of her Virginia Lands,

Many myths, many stories, maybe a mad woman, 
A new Christian, living sad poverty, a silent hero, 
Twisted tales, from savage green to ivory white religion
In her eyes, life never was about greed and skin
Her new look attained an altitude precision
Pocahontas tricked and captured, 
Set to sail another tribe, lands were taken over, 
Boat sailed out of Virginia Lands

Tribes acclaimed her to be wild and ambitious
"The naughty one," searching for admission
Native American child, before the princess, 
Her beautiful soul, a short auspicious beginning
Leaving her world, beautiful and fearless
Forgetting her roots-- From Mother Willow's Vision 
Pocahontas, the Indian Legend from, The Virginia Lands


Copyright © | Year Posted 2014

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Date: 7/22/2018 4:10:00 PM
Very great pieces
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Date: 2/19/2018 4:02:00 AM
nicely described the Red Indian girl..........The tribe which is lost or not in news...........
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Date: 6/28/2016 12:25:00 PM
This is interesting...I've watched "Pocahontas" on TV...don't know much of it but your writing says a lot. Nice to read. :)
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Date: 9/16/2015 8:54:00 PM
Dear Linda Wow if Pachaontas was alive today I'd think she appreciate this fine tribute to her memory, simply amazing Linda, cheir
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Date: 8/14/2015 7:27:00 PM
Linda, this write is quite amazing, A7 and thanks for visiting my poem no limits
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Date: 2/21/2015 12:58:00 AM
Really powerful inner voice you have.. I am so moved :) Best ! Anindita
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Date: 1/31/2015 10:50:00 PM
I applaud the reverence for a Native American girl that permeates this poem thanks to PD's legendary skill and finesse. 'Tis a thing of beauty.
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Date: 1/23/2015 3:14:00 AM
well depicted Linda a great pen hugs 7
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Date: 12/27/2014 4:57:00 PM
G'day Linda... thoroughly enjoyed this ballad that you have written with the highs and lows of struggle... Lindsay
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Date: 10/7/2014 8:12:00 AM
So beautiful! Excellent descriptions.. and the flow was amazing. Take care..Be blessed. -Jennifer M.
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Date: 9/14/2014 7:29:00 AM
PD A wonderful and creative tribute to Pocahontas. The imagery and descriptive words bring the story to life. Thank you for the great comment on my Burning Pain poem.
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Date: 8/26/2014 10:31:00 AM
Well written.Enjoyed the whole plot and Scheme. A Beautiful piece of poetry, written magnificently and sublimely with flowing thoughts of inspiration and imagination
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Date: 8/18/2014 7:54:00 PM
Very unique take on a famous woman! Light & Love
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Date: 8/8/2014 10:42:00 AM
Hi, my dearest sis! Thanks for stopping by. I'm glad to hear from u. I want to cheer u up by sending u big smiles & lovely hugs. U're always in my thoughts. I'm peeking here for a while. Just came back home from my former boss' house blessing(went there after work). Tom. will be d start of 4 days holiday here cuz of Mother's Day Celeb(Queens B-day on Aug12). Yippee! Hope I can retrieve my voice/recover fr another sorethroat 1 of these days. Want to talk to u soon. I Miss U much. lovem4evrLeo
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Date: 7/22/2014 3:49:00 PM
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Date: 7/21/2014 9:29:00 AM
I'm enchanted by this poem, well done!
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Date: 7/20/2014 11:19:00 AM
Hi, my dearest sis! I'm honored to read once again this stellar/precious gem of yours. Thank u so much. How are u? Hope you're doin fine now. U're always in my thoughts & prayers. By d way, my b-lated many thanks for your precious time reading my latest poems. So honored & happy to hear from u. I'm so sorry my loving sis if I come only now. Just got my internet subscription a while ago. Sendin u all my love, many hugs, smiles & kisses! Tcare always & God bless! lovem4eversis-BFF, Leonora
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Date: 7/10/2014 1:53:00 PM
This incredible. A great tribute to a great people although sad what many went through. I feel you really wrote a classic here, and one I shall treasure for a long time.The white man always wanted to change people for their own selfish greed and ignorance.Trying to take away their culture and way of life. thank you so much for sharing. best wishes. Pete. X.
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Date: 6/17/2014 7:28:00 AM
Thank you for paying such a brilliant tribute to part of my ancestry that I am so proud of. Bravo, Linda!
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Date: 5/27/2014 12:11:00 AM
Beautifully written, a chill ran through me as I was reminded of my own family history. Thank you for sharing this. . .Cindy
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Date: 5/23/2014 3:56:00 PM
Proud people expelled from their lands in the name of progress, regress more like , greed even more like it. Pocahontas story retold. Well penned piece but it does bring mans dark side to the fore when I think about the native Indians in America. thank you for sharing this with us Andy
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Date: 5/23/2014 5:34:00 AM
this is a stunning write of great beauty Linda you have excelled I love it hugs
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Date: 5/23/2014 12:42:00 AM
Aaha !! that's really cool :) :) I belong to Pakistan and Indians and Pakistanis are not much different from each-other..You've described her beautifully Linda :) GBU :)
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Date: 5/22/2014 4:28:00 PM
I was singing this in my head all the way through! Cheers for the insight-fullness Andrew
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Date: 5/20/2014 2:42:00 PM
Delightful write about the Indian Girl, Pocahontas. Beautifully written P.D. <*> James :)
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