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listen for the drum

listen to the drum, talking to the dance listen to the elders, whispering their chants listen to the hooves, pounding on the plain listen to the birds, prophesying rain listen to the moon, time to plant the grain listen to the tales, told around the fire listen to the breeze, and the clouds conspire listen for the buffalo, warn of dreadful days listen, The Great Spirit speaks in many ways listen for the eagle, calling from the sky listen for the drum, hear a mournful sigh

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Date: 12/4/2021 11:36:00 PM
Hi PS, A very beautiful and inspiring poem, I am pleased I found it. ~ Clive :)
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Date: 12/5/2021 12:01:00 AM
Thank you so much! :) -ps
Date: 3/2/2021 3:07:00 PM
PS, your poem is beautiful and congratulations on your win in Carolyn's contest _Constance
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Date: 3/2/2021 3:23:00 PM
thank you Constance :) Always good to hear from you ~ps
Date: 3/1/2021 11:26:00 AM
Native American spirit is captured in your poem, P.S. Nature calls to us and tries to warn us of danger ahead, but it seems we often fail to listen. Congratulations on a second place in the contest! Best wishes, Carolyn
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Date: 3/2/2021 6:50:00 AM
Thanks Carolyn :) ~ps
Date: 1/29/2021 11:59:00 AM
Enchanting piece and a beautiful tribute to native culture.
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Date: 2/1/2021 2:55:00 PM
thank you! :) ~ps
Date: 1/28/2021 10:05:00 PM
Nicely done :-)
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Date: 2/1/2021 2:55:00 PM
thanks :) ~ps
Date: 1/28/2021 9:13:00 AM
This is gorgeous! The rhythm takes us there into the drum circle and I feel enchanted. Great stuff.
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Date: 2/1/2021 2:54:00 PM
thank you very much! Glad you liked it :) ~ps
Date: 1/28/2021 6:34:00 AM
You bring us there! We hear the drums, the birds, the chants. Nicely done, P.S. Congratulations on becoming a lifetime member!
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Date: 2/1/2021 2:54:00 PM
Thank you Kim! :) ~ps
Date: 1/28/2021 2:46:00 AM
Very creative, very nicely done PS. I enjoyed it. I think its memorable
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Date: 2/1/2021 2:53:00 PM
thank you so much :) ~ps
Date: 1/27/2021 9:37:00 PM
Wow! this just popped up in my feed. what a glorious write! It took me right from the page to the beauty of the world, just what was needed. Thank you so much for sharing!
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Date: 2/1/2021 2:53:00 PM
thank you for your generous compliment :) ~ps
Date: 1/27/2021 7:50:00 PM
Nicely written, PS, with great flow.
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Date: 2/1/2021 2:52:00 PM
Thank you Eve :) ~ps
Date: 1/27/2021 1:59:00 PM
...beautiful..emotional..wise I feel the beat of the drum. Very visceral. I have spent time over many years with a tribe in E AZ and gained so much perspective into life. I have had the gift of seeing many of the young women's Coming of Age Ceremonies and have been blessed with their friendship. I have captured some of the images in my paintings. Always in gratitude . Thank you for this great poem and your heart and wisdom. Susan :)
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Date: 2/1/2021 2:52:00 PM
thank you so much Susan, and welcome to Poetry Soup :) ~ps
Date: 10/31/2020 5:47:00 PM
This popped up on my sidebar... So perfectly penned, P.S... Just one more reminder of why I'd love to read your contributions again. Hope all is well. Take good care, Gershon
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Date: 2/1/2021 2:48:00 PM
thank you Gershon :) ~ps
Date: 9/28/2020 9:22:00 PM
Pay attention to the signs that are everywhere, be aware of the life that warns you at the right time, be wise to live well and in peace ... congrats alkas
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Date: 10/17/2020 6:08:00 PM
Thank you, Alkas! -ps
Date: 6/23/2019 10:42:00 PM
This is one of my very favorites. I can feel all of it. I can see it clearly. Thank you in words unwritten, as they fall short to the true tribute. Ann
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Date: 6/24/2019 8:00:00 AM
Thank you very much Ann. :)
Date: 2/21/2019 6:22:00 PM
Although two ears but one mouth is more to the point, I think most people will prefer your version! Aloha! Rico
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Date: 2/21/2019 6:45:00 PM
Hmm :)
Date: 12/17/2018 7:39:00 PM
The drum does speak; well penned and congrats on your win.
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Date: 12/17/2018 7:42:00 PM
thank you :)
Date: 12/16/2018 10:52:00 AM
Congratulations on this fine poem being number two on the one hundred best new poems list my friend. A wondrous creation.. A fav ..
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Date: 12/16/2018 2:15:00 PM
Thank you so very much! :)
Date: 12/15/2018 5:03:00 PM
Congrats, PS, for your well-deserved lst Place Win in the contest. I'm honored to share lst Place with you. Many thanks for your kind comments re my win. Best to you as you continue your poetical journey and may you and your family enjoy a Joyous Holiday Season.Bob
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Date: 12/16/2018 2:16:00 PM
Thank you, for your visit and kind words! Wishing you many blessings :)
Date: 12/15/2018 4:38:00 PM
Very nice drum call! Congrats on first place!
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Date: 12/15/2018 5:40:00 PM
Thank you, Kim :)
Date: 12/15/2018 1:24:00 PM
The rhythm of this poem makes it really sound like a drumbeat. Great job!
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Date: 12/15/2018 3:50:00 PM
thank you, Ed :)
Date: 12/15/2018 1:09:00 PM
Returning with a hearty congratulations, P.S., on your wonderful win with your beautiful poem. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
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Date: 12/15/2018 3:50:00 PM
thank you, Susan :)
Date: 12/15/2018 12:57:00 PM
This entry was a fave of mine P.S. I am so happy to see it deservedly honored with First Place! Congratulations! xxoo
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Date: 12/15/2018 5:39:00 PM
Thank you so much, Connie :)
Date: 12/15/2018 12:36:00 PM
Dropping by with my congratulations on your win in the contest with this excellent work. Have a wonderful weekend....Mike.
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Date: 12/15/2018 3:49:00 PM
thank you, so much :)
Date: 12/15/2018 11:39:00 AM
Stopping back weth congratulations on your first-place win!
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Date: 12/15/2018 3:47:00 PM
thank you, Carolyn :)
Date: 12/15/2018 10:29:00 AM
Congrats P.S. Love this flowing, mournful rhythm.
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Date: 12/15/2018 3:49:00 PM
thank you, Mark :)
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