Best Native American Poems
Below are the all-time best Native American poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of native american poems written by PoetrySoup members
native american, abuse, autumn, death, deep,
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...
angst, culture, native american,
I see the wrinkles in your suntanned brow,
You carried burdens then; you see them now.
You’ve heard the cries your people who in pain,
Have shed their...
An Omen Of The Taste Of Twilight
native american, angst, death, fate, grief,
is the wild magic of this place;
this wilderness I now roam alone
as its lifeblood seeps
..my mournful howls
across time and distance
go unanswered -
native american, adventure, girl, life, native
Different eyes, the same world
Ancient skin, dirty Indian Girl
Smokey, eyes, exotic raven hair
---Now listen to the colors, of transformation,
listen for the drum
native american, appreciation, culture, environment, native
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
native american, adventure, cowboy-western, education, imagination,
The ranch on which I hang my hat, though short on most the frills,
Is thirteen sections, give or take, of rugged trails an’ hills.
ceremonial drums' rhythmic heartbeat
impassioned tribal chants
echo in Smoky Mountain mist before dawn
tortured spirit of an ignoble president
Andrew Jackson seems imprisoned here
haunted by wailing ghosts...
Charcoal black tip of arrowhead,
among these ancient, stones - stained red
Heartbeats share rhythms of ghostly drums..
Winds carry haunting, chanting hums
I feel your blood, flow here...
Song Of A Cherokee Princess -
native american, dance, for
where a pow wow stampeedes preconceptions of inheritence,
from Her beaded neck charms of chance & chains of change
glisten from opulent offerings of roots, corn...
native american, people,
Tribute to Susan Boulet Art
art, death, native american,
Susan Boulet was an artist 1941-1997
Her paintings are famous for their layered effects which she started later on in her artistic career. She loved fantasy...
native american, war, cousin,
The year 1890
Wounded Knee, South Dakota
My tribe lost their lives
The USS 7th
On their orders so
To round up the Sioux
Railroad herd them and go
Oh Great Dream Weaver
may the strands of hair
be placed just so
While the fog settles down
out in the fields hovering
ever so low
With wise hands...
the first thanksgiving
holiday, native american,
steal their land
then dine with them....
no reservations needed
**for Chris Aechtner's Yet Another Senryu contest...
Spirit of the Eagle
native american, spiritual,
As a child, broken and forlorn I climbed a high cliff seeking spiritual guidance,
it is the culture of my native people to look to the...
Where spirits never die
analogy, native american,
Speechless clementine horizons infuse lilac hues,
tinting twilight's tepid breeze, reflecting sensually,
kissing tranquil waters, forming momentary ripples.
Chocolate cosmos awake greeted by fresh frangipani,
blending luscious flavours...
Colour Of My Heart
native american, nature,
Since a child I have wandered and explored,
the forest and all the meadows and streams;
the spirit wind has been my great reward,
my hair taken along...
native american, appreciation, farewell, father, fire,
My Chief ...
Thoughts go back to it again, the day you found me on the plain,
Guardian Of The Environment - Indigenous Peoples
native american, abuse, animal, environment, food,
For several thousands of years
you upheld the sacredness of Nature
avoiding wanton destruction
of plant and animal life
taking only what you needed
since their sacredness was
Today Is A Good Day To Die
courage, heart, native american,
"O-ka-hey!", the Sioux warrior's cry,
"Today is a good day to die!"
Tribal drums beat along banks of the river,
White mists drift upon the turquoise-blue,
They take their...
native american, nostalgia,
Melding thoughts.. A guiding force;
Showed strength through sharing Ways,
drew spirit, from the great One, following the wind,
finding a hollow, gliding the currents stringing...
Native American People
The old indian chief had seen much
fought in many a battle or raid
he had fathered seven children
with his four fine young wives
Now he took...
native american, adventure, art, black african
Your sweet nectar
wraps around my senses
like jungle vines
steady drums beating
Your heart near mine
Your strong hands
hold me suspended
by my waist
Just enough pain and strength
against my supple...
‘neath the halo of a full moon
Wind Talker gives music to the night
flute carved from a fallen tree
he plays to the dwindling forest
Legendary Lady Leaders I salute you
native american, adventure, childhood, fantasy, children,
I am like
embraced by serpents many
always trying something new
and dramatic with my
I am like
growing up with a painful family
getting lost in movies
thinking of my...