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Native American Poems | Examples of Native American Poetry

Native American Poems - Examples of all types of native american poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for native american.

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No-Name Football Team
They play their home games in the nation's capital. The team has no name. They were the "Redskins". For Native Americans, the team dropped their moniker. ...Read More
Categories: football, native american,
Form: Sedoka



Fo'c's'le - A Dream
With the equinox illuminating a fortnight of recovery On pelts spread like Ionian jars left askew, My flame-keep sparked alight against the doldrums of ...Read More
Categories: native american, boat, endurance, history, native
Form: Free verse
Chinook Moon
Ilchee, the "Moon Girl". She paddled her own canoe, Bronze gaze, heart of steel. ...Read More
Categories: history, moon, native american,
Form: Haiku
The Long House
The Long House Precontact Our sky is incense ...Read More
Categories: environment, history, native american,
Form: Haiku
The Circle of Life
The nearness of his ancestors spirits caused a chill. Looking out over the plains he could hear the horses hooves, the riders panting, the buffalo running. He could smell the sweat as it ran down his Great-Grandfather's face, down the broad...Read More
Categories: blessing, native american,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Call of The Peacemaker
So as I was trying to study unsuccessfully all day, attempting to get ready for tomorrow, I finally gave up. The following came out instead. Funny how it is with me. I read a post...Read More
Categories: native american, america, black african american,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Three Owls in Two Weeks
barn owl scared her in dead of night she should not have gone out, but she did he was staring at her an all knowing stare she thought of her husband gone forty-two years already two weeks later a wrapping at her...Read More
Categories: bird, native american,
Form: Free verse
economies of scars
trickle down trauma generations germinate~ treaties them like weeds ***...Read More
Categories: abuse, native american, political,
Form: Senryu
My Friend Constance La France
My friend Constance La France Creativity One of her best attributes Native American She finds strength in her Ojibwa roots Tragedy At a young age, she came to know it Nothing Could change the fact...Read More
Categories: family, native american, tribute,
Form: Acrostic
Spaghetti - snack size for Cowboy Contest
Smoke signals rise from Sitting Duck cavern In town the Pitt gang are trashing the tavern John Wayne strolled in and he ain’t here to dance They say that he walked like he just sh*t his pants Don’t be...Read More
Categories: america, humorous, native american,
Form: Rhyme
Spaghetti - a movie not made
Smoke signals rise from Sitting Duck cavern In town the Pitt gang are trashing the tavern John Wayne strolled in and he ain’t here to dance They say that he walked like he just sh*t his pants Don’t be...Read More
Categories: america, native american,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Manhattan Manahatta Memories
Upon asking a lone Lenape what happened to their tribal home; so soulful that he barely told me the tragic tale of how it had gone. The white man thought he coyly took it a thing that he can't ever...Read More
Categories: native american, earth, lost, memory, native
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member IT'S IN OUR BLOOD
There are many of us who say we had nothing to do with the theft of land out from under the Natives who were here before us…that we didn’t break any promises, we didn’t lie...Read More
Categories: native american, black african american, native
Form: Rhyme
Enough
Enough “Rescue me from my own shadows, breath life to my failures light the darkest moments with simple acceptance smallest gestures, so natural mean everything, keep me from the edge… ...Read More
Categories: native american, absence, abuse, anxiety, mental
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Last Winter of the Ghost Road
The death winter came and was deep With white on the purple mountain The Tiwahe’, the Standing Rock People Begged for warm fires from Iktinie the Sun Spirit Our mouths were hungry and bodies were weak Iya’ the Snow...Read More
Categories: native american, courage, culture, death, endurance,
Form: Narrative

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