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“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 fall from the sky;    -Rising hymns release 
-ancient demons that   CLING to the soul

Darkness dwells under - gentle moonlight
Ancestors of the Spirit World!
Weaving Native smoke into the barren air
Indian spirits haunt the muddy Earth---
Moccasin makers rise from underneath;    While
  guardians of dream catchers - print the Universe
Smooth thread from the outer world; 
Arrowheads,   Ivory gems,   feathers, and illusions
I stumble upon a florid kiss.......   My veins;
Run Cold, like ice through a desert night.

Winds of enchanted drums - cry out for rain
Hollow chimes mesmerize,  my ties,  my eyes
An ancient rage begins to flare --- MADNESS! 
- takes place among the sanity of  who   I am
The spear of the perfumed buffalo scrapes my skin
I remove the veil that covers my eyes
The hands that cover my ears
Drying the scalp that bleeds on my face


Raven silk braids and feathers on 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.


By; PD

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013

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Date: 9/14/2019 10:39:00 AM
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Date: 7/15/2019 12:19:00 AM
Extreme emotions. :) Ann
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Date: 7/12/2019 7:05:00 PM
"Cherokee people, Cherokee tribe, so proud to live, so proud to diiiiiieeeeee...
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Date: 6/26/2019 7:16:00 AM
Coming back to your poem. It is worth many reads. Kind wishes, Kai
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Date: 6/8/2019 4:15:00 AM
What a beautiful soul ...
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Date: 5/10/2019 6:23:00 AM
You have a navigating soul that takes us to richer places every time we read, I enjoyed your poem P.D. xo
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Date: 5/9/2019 1:25:00 AM
A FAVORITE for me!
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Date: 4/19/2019 11:18:00 AM
Lovely reread I had FAVE'd.
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Date: 2/25/2019 12:28:00 PM
This is beautiful :)
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Date: 2/20/2019 1:27:00 PM
Hello Poet Destroyer, wow! This poem is awsome. have a nice day my friend.
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Date: 2/19/2019 7:57:00 PM
Love your verses that entwines. You are great at what you produce. Congrats!
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Date: 1/7/2019 4:04:00 AM
As always,great write,love reading your writes,haven't been on for awhile.
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Date: 11/5/2018 8:54:00 PM
Awesome write PD, Great to see your work again. Hope all finds you well. Best Wishes and Hugs, Jess
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Date: 9/30/2018 12:31:00 PM
A FAVE, PD. Love it.
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Date: 7/6/2018 3:41:00 PM
Hi PD it has been a while since I started coming on this site again. Really enjoyed this poem. I have a tiny tot who is native american.
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Date: 11/6/2017 2:11:00 AM
I have always enjoyed your writings and once again you have not disappointed, good work
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Date: 10/21/2017 8:31:00 PM
Love all the wide and powerful imagery. A fave with me.
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Date: 10/4/2017 2:43:00 PM
Groovy, psychedelic poem, PD. It hit the high marks of thematic creativity. Ty for taking me on a most curious and enlightened poetic journey. Star light poetry. Love and hugs always.
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Date: 5/10/2017 4:53:00 PM
I had never been in a sweat lodge until now. This is powerful. Thank you! - Dean
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Date: 3/13/2017 7:34:00 AM
The imagery in this piece is breathtaking! If words can teleport someone to a specific place, this one did it for me!
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Date: 2/14/2017 5:35:00 PM
liked beginning
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Date: 1/26/2017 11:43:00 PM
beautiful very soulful!
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Date: 12/26/2016 1:46:00 PM
I love Peyote ! A spiritual journey of discovery, which your poem captures. Awesome poem, Poet Destroyer A !
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Date: 12/5/2016 9:10:00 AM
Visions of drawings on cave walls and mystical shadows flickering in unison with the fire. Beautiful
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Date: 11/8/2016 3:22:00 AM
I like this post
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