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Dakota Poems - Poems about Dakota

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Graves Of Our Fathers
...ns claim To live just to die in noble futility All drums beat in silence —He Sapa in shame (Pine Ridge South Dakota: July, 2019) ......Read More
Categories: dakota, death of a friend,
Form: Rhyme

...Kiowa to the Cree, people sing and dance Prairies ringed with fire —a ghost returns at last (Pine Ridge South Dakota: September, 1994) ......Read More
Categories: dakota, dance, native american,
Form: Rhyme
Black Elk's Prayer
...Fire of my words… vanish like smoke into a raging sky Blanket forever the memory of my being” (Pine Ridge South Dakota: July, 2009) ......Read More
Categories: dakota, prayer,
Form: Free verse
...One may lose his honor —but it can never be taken from him (Pine Ridge South Dakota: July, 2009) ......Read More
Categories: dakota, pride,
Form: Free verse
The North Wind
...Killer of dreams —the moment says goodbye (Pine Ridge South Dakota: July, 2009) ......Read More
Categories: dakota, wind,
Form: Rhyme

Lakota Wisdom
...The wolf demands what the shepherd can’t protect A busy hand helps the angry heart forget (Pine Ridge South Dakota: July, 2019) ‘To Mari Sandoz’ ......Read More
Categories: dakota, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Reunited -- BOTH Audio and Text - w-Illustration
...least, I woke to hear the storm at work outside…laboring in the darkness to submerge my world in white. Our tiny North Dakota farm knew well what storms could do, especially those that showed up close to dusk…then stayed the night. This......Read More
Categories: dakota, childhood, relationship,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member My Bucket List
...I shall not travel up to Alaska, I think, Where it’s mighty bleak, uninviting, and cold Nor to South Dakota just to see Mount Rushmore Where there is no longer any gold, so I am told. The rest of the fifty I have alread......Read More
Categories: dakota, adventure, fun, places, travel,
Form: Light Verse
... Into the Badlands she rode, with spurs lightning fast. a slim cigarette and weathered face, built to outlast a South Dakota storm and browbeat Hell’s canyon. Into the Badlands she rode, with spurs lightning fast Her chocolate stal......Read More
Categories: dakota, animal, nature,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member Into the Badlands
...Into the badlands we travel with hearts full of infinite hope. Ecosystem in this national park fosters four hundred sp......Read More
Categories: dakota, travel,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member North Dakota Sunset
... Anther shamanic sunset in the upper Midwest Magical brush strokes and hues that redact your mind to the test Assi......Read More
Categories: dakota, beauty,
Form: Quatrain
An Honorable Man, Part I
...Elias Kerwin was born to a woman that people in the town didn’t care for, way out in the old Dakota frontier, she’d been nothing more than a common whore. Until she took up with John ‘Killer’ Kerwin, suspecte......Read More
Categories: dakota, character, confusion, corruption, life,
Form: Cowboy
Iktomis Mistake
... His buckskins are beaded and sparkle day and night. One day, Iktomi went to Walmart. the people had never seen a Dakota Sioux legend strutting through their store and marveled at his gaudy attire. Iktomi was very pleased with his ......Read More
Categories: dakota, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Historic Event
...of honor for duty above and beyond for this massacre of innocence Wounded Knee Massacre December 29 1890 South Dakota 250 Lakota Souix massacred by the 7th Calvery Hotchkiss gun-gatling gun 9/19/20 contest A Historic Event ......Read More
Categories: dakota, betrayal, conflict, death, native
Form: Free verse
The Winter Count
...e die in the present, but live in the past Though the moment may claim us —our memory to last (Pine Ridge South Dakota: June, 1993) ......Read More
Categories: dakota, time,
Form: Rhyme

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