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 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

KINDRED IN EVERY WAY!

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.

I AM A BIRD!

By; PD

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013

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  1. Date: 2/14/2017 5:35:00 PM
    liked beginning

  1. Date: 1/26/2017 11:43:00 PM
    beautiful very soulful!

  1. 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 !

  1. Date: 12/5/2016 9:10:00 AM
    Visions of drawings on cave walls and mystical shadows flickering in unison with the fire. Beautiful

  1. Date: 11/17/2016 5:30:00 PM
    Intriguing: florid kiss and perfumed buffalo...Indian Namaste; Indian Great Spirit? Maybe all. Peyote dream cam alive. :-)))

  1. Date: 11/8/2016 3:22:00 AM
    I like this post

  1. Date: 10/15/2016 7:51:00 AM
    While this is not my style I have enjoyed reading it. I read it twice very well written my poet enthusiast. I will read more of your work.

  1. Date: 10/6/2016 10:43:00 AM
    YOU HAVE IMAGERY IN YOUR IMAGINATION...WONDERFUL..

  1. Date: 9/23/2016 10:25:00 AM
    excellent! except for the asterisk following Peyote. better to be more word discriptive, I think.

  1. Date: 9/20/2016 3:21:00 AM
    As expected a great poem. Congratulations Linda

  1. Date: 9/14/2016 9:46:00 PM
    Great poem.

  1. Date: 9/11/2016 2:54:00 AM
    hi Linda, this is fantastic. your metaphors and images you invoke are dramatic and explosive with emotion. I would omit the "A" in the last line.if i may be so presumptous.

  1. Date: 8/23/2016 8:18:00 AM
    Quite enjoying one .... Your pen did a great work to mesmerise us..! Impressive...!

  1. Date: 8/18/2016 2:55:00 PM
    Ladies, I enjoyed the poem and the audio.

  1. Date: 8/15/2016 10:12:00 AM
    the monkey sent me!! :) i can see why this is your favorite...an amazing write

  1. Date: 8/8/2016 2:24:00 AM
    I really did enjoy listening to your poem, Linda...Nicely delivered - Excellent narration! My very best regards as always. :) john P.s A seven!

  1. Date: 7/31/2016 4:52:00 AM
    I finally got around to listening to this, and I enjoyed listening to the both of you-- sorry though I think I get confused who's who? I do know pd has the softer voice... and oh gee wee.... remind me Not to multi-task!! I was kinda expecting some sort of surprise at the end and towards the end I Knew what you would be doing, but I had my volume turned up ! and yuppers, you still got me! Very nice voices, you 2, you should records more...

  1. Date: 7/27/2016 11:40:00 PM
    Great fabulous write dear friend with an enchanting beauty and voice which leaves a lasting impression on the reader. You must try some sons PD. You voice is capable to create a lasting impression on the listeners. My sincere good wishes are always with you. Sorry for long absences quite off and on PS. A 7++ for this one dear friend. Love and best wishes always..Ravindra Kapoor

  1. Date: 7/27/2016 4:27:00 AM
    I was mesmersied by the audio - you have beautiful voices - the ending took me totally by surprise but I won't spoil the fun for others who hear it:-) lol:-) hugs Jan xx

  1. Date: 7/27/2016 12:51:00 AM
    hahaha. I heard kids in the background and was thinking maybe you got one of THEM to be the surprise bird at the end. So cool, you guys. I know this is PD's poem but is it you, Sydney, reading most of it? Awesome!

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    Date: 7/27/2016 9:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    It was:):):) I have a very soft voice. Eww,
  1. Date: 7/26/2016 1:47:00 PM
    Your voices are lovely.....makes for 'easy listening'..... love this !! And the poem, with our without narration,......rocks !!! So much talent in your poetry.....both of you have a gift. (Who came up with that playful ending??).... PERFECT !!

    A   Avatar Poet Destroyer A
    Date: 7/26/2016 4:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Carrie, it was Skat's idea...lol..I had no idea she was going to make that call. After hearing the audio...I left it. It's priceless
  1. Date: 7/25/2016 11:12:00 PM
    Well well you make a great crow but then again this poem has alot to crow about. All in a good way of course. And peyote will make you soar above the. Crimson skies. Your voice does the poem proud Linda. Blessings and hugs, always Carl

    A   Avatar Poet Destroyer A
    Date: 7/26/2016 4:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I'd rather be a raven;) thamk you so much, Carl... I'm A gonna soar now...
  1. Date: 7/25/2016 9:22:00 PM
    Waaaaa hahaha!! I wasn't expecting IT. Nice voice, PD. Is it you or Skat? : DD

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    Date: 7/25/2016 9:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I read from, kindred in every way, down to ..I am a bird... skat read, the opening, the intro glow and the 3 stanzas that follow it.
    A   Avatar Poet Destroyer A
    Date: 7/25/2016 9:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I'm not the one who gave the ending punch line, I swear....lol...
  1. Date: 7/25/2016 7:58:00 PM
    Great to hear this Linda ...Caw Caw...lol

    A   Avatar Poet Destroyer A
    Date: 7/25/2016 9:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    That was a Skat treat
  1. Date: 7/22/2016 11:40:00 AM
    Ravage poem. Joey

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