Native American Poems | Poetry About Native Americans

Native American Poems. Below are examples of poems about native americans. This list of native american poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of native american poetry. This list of works about native american is an excellent resource for examples on how to write native american poems. We included definitions where appropriate.


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Premium Member Poem Steal Away To Gaia Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse native american, funeral, gospel, green, grief,
Star Maiden Vladislav Raven Epic dream, emotions, native american,
After Reading Native American Verse Matthew Anish Free verse appreciation, native american,
Premium Member Poem SOUL IN LIMBO Line Gauthier Free verse native american, adventure, angst, emotions, freedom,
LOVING SKIES senryu Anil Deo Senryu native american, allusion, bird, black love,
Premium Member Poem Three Sisters Greg Gaul Haiku native american, earth, farm, garden, growth,
Premium Member Poem Donald John Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse native american, betrayal, break up, fire,
Premium Member Poem Illahee: Awenasa, Mahkah Stephe Watson Free verse earth, environment, native american,
HORON- HERON Mel Brake Free verse native american, allegory, angel, history, myth,
Premium Member Poem Earth For Sale Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse native american, america, anti bullying, caregiving,
Premium Member Poem History Repeats in Dakota Territory James Marshall Goff Free verse native american,
Indian heart fauxcroft wade Free verse native american, culture, eulogy, heart, meaningful,
The Propagation Of Hate matthew harris Epic native american, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Premium Member Poem The People Jeff Martin Free verse native american,
Trumpland Rico Leffanta Rhyme native american, betrayal, corruption, discrimination, environment,
Premium Member Poem CHER Line Gauthier Senryu celebrity, moon, native american,
Premium Member Poem Lucky Strike taai tekai Rhyme native american,
Premium Member Poem Risky Weeds: Opportunity Seeds Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse native american, culture, environment, green, health,
Premium Member Poem Medicine, Solace Stephe Watson Free verse native american, animal, bird, mythology, native
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Johnny and the Wendigo, Part II David Welch Narrative native american, character, horror, humorous, lost,
Johnny and the Wenidgo, Part I David Welch Narrative native american, character, horror, humorous, lost,
Premium Member Poem Native People Mark Toney Acrostic native american, conflict, courage, discrimination, murder,
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Premium Member Poem Eternal Beauty Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings Verse native american, spiritual,
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Premium Member Poem Dancing in the Sky Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings Rhyme dance, native american,
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Apache Moon Rico Leffanta Limerick native american, conflict, culture, judgement, lust,

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SIOUX WELCOME
by Kim Rodrigues
tepee flap open
you are welcome in my friend
rattle it when closed
except when two sticks are crossed
there’s no need to start a war

8/16/2018
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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: native american,

Star Maiden - 2
by Vladislav Raven
Upward Star Maiden, rising so high, lost to the sight below. A star spirit singing in a peaceful night sky. Rising to a world of...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: native american, dark, dream, emotions, light,

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Iroquois Nation
by Kim Rodrigues
My great great great grandfather...

a long time ago
the people of the longhouse
kept my ancestors

8/17/2018

* I have a bit of Native American in my background :)...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: native american,

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The Quahog Clamshell
by Kim Rodrigues
the quahog clam shell
for chowder and wampum beads
...Iroquois treasure

8/17/2018
...

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Plain Jingle Bells
by Kim Rodrigues
the first jingle bells
heard on the center plains —
her pipe bone breastplates

8/16/2018
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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, native american,

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Steal Away To Gaia
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Steal away, steal away, steal away to Jesus,
Steal away, steal away home,
I ain't got long to stay here.

My Lord he calls me
He calls me by...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: native american, funeral, gospel, green, grief,

Star Maiden
by Vladislav Raven
“Star Maiden.”
By,
Michael P Clarke.


Chapter……….1.

Cathedral Of Trees.

I am the wolf who guards your dreams,
someone in life you once did know.
When your time to sleep is come,...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dream, emotions, native american,

After Reading Native American Verse
by Matthew Anish
They were in touch 
with the natural world 
and still are 
Their lives were shattered 
by the invaders
Yet hope remains
Their poetry sing out to all
who...

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SOUL IN LIMBO
by Line Gauthier


tanned skin
dark hair
dark eyes
his Indian spirit skin deep
trapped in the city
out of his element
the suffocated call for freedom
a prisoner by any other name
quelled urge to...

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LOVING SKIES senryu
by Anil Deo
Black wings high on blue
Wide skies - LIBERTY for LIFE -
Drove ten miles: new hues
...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: native american, allusion, bird, black love,

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Three Sisters
by Greg Gaul
three seeds together
bean corn squash are connected-
growing as one plant...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: native american, earth, farm, garden, growth,

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Donald John
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Great White Father,

About those anti-BadNewsMedia rallies
while our SouthWest is burning
and while our SouthEast is flooding
and wet windstorm conflagrating,
feeling the flamed-up wrath
of an angry EarthGoddess,

Why do...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: native american, betrayal, break up, fire,

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Illahee: Awenasa, Mahkah
by Stephe Watson
Illahee.  Awenasa, Mahkah.

The lesson Momma taught me
(which momma never taught me)
was -

No, is.

To not be angry.
To endure your pain.
To let be as things be.
To...

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HORON- HERON
by Mel Brake
My name is HORON/HERON
God of the Sun
I AM from the Stars and the Moon Proteus
He who life binds again
From in the Aquarius Constellation
The Divine Male...

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Earth For Sale
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Sponsored by Lowest Bidders

It interests me
that Hiawatha,
like Jesus of Nazareth before him,
and Mahatma Gandhi after,
taught WinWin cooperative peace
by co-investing in ego/ecotherapeutic justice.

Yet anti-Catholic
anti-Muslim
anti-Jewish
anti-indigenous
anti-First SacredNation
anti-goodfaith-trusting-inclusive-extended-family-cooperativist
Protestant reformists...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: native american, america, anti bullying, caregiving,

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History Repeats in Dakota Territory
by James Marshall Goff
In my early teens (late 60's)
I remember it all
began
in my mind

Dad was driving us into
downtown Minneapolis
for church I think,

up ahead, a block or so,
the bob-lights...

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Indian heart
by fauxcroft wade
Indian heart

Native soul

Ancient primordial

And centuries old

Their land taken

It was stolen

Land of the bison

Land of the eagle

Heart beats wild

Their soul is free

But forced to live in...

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The Propagation Of Hate
by matthew harris
Malignant gangrenous political cancer
     corrupts, festers, and poisons United States,
     thus opposition cannot wait,
especially since Gospel in...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: native american, 11th grade, 12th grade,

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The People
by Jeff Martin
The soldiers come after us now
The starving, the old, the sick, the young
We are what is left,  this ragged band of survivors
I tell you...

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Trumpland
by Rico Leffanta
I ride the mesas
Wherever I go
Are Hopi, Zuni,
And tall Navajo

So many people
On dry, barren land
All Trump says is,
"They sure have got sand!"...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: native american, betrayal, corruption, discrimination, environment,

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CHER
by Line Gauthier


cher
halfbreed
by harvest moon



posted on June 24, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: celebrity, moon, native american,

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Lucky Strike
by taai tekai
Silvery glaze, the high desert lake gazed,
placid as the cloudless calm of soft-blues.
Talcum sand now warmed from dawn’s fiery blaze,
wrapped bare feet in cozy fine...

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Risky Weeds: Opportunity Seeds
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Weeds,
stupid and dull and ravenous,
do not wonder
why you have gathered them,
They are hardly aware of you
at all times.

Plants,
like animals,
do not lie down with awed privilege
for...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: native american, culture, environment, green, health,

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Medicine, Solace
by Stephe Watson


I know the Bear.
     watcher, courage
          unpredict(ability)
I know the Snake.
  ...

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Johnny and the Wendigo, Part II
by David Welch
...Johnny just shrugged, took out his Bowie knife,
and started carving off meat for a meal.
He built a fire and roasted back-strap,
it tasted strangely like pork,...

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Johnny and the Wenidgo, Part I
by David Welch
Have I ever told you about my friend,
a mechanic by the name of John?
Oh, the countless stories that he can tell
of the hunting trips that...

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Native People
by Mark Toney
Noble heritage they cannot erase

Ancestor’s plight laid bare for all to see

Tribal identity etched in each face

Invincible spirit our pedigree

Various attempts meant to “civilize”

Expanding demands...

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Eternal Beauty
by Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings

Forest spirits call for me to come and dwell with eternal beauty-
Listen to the birds and the water flowing and can you hear the flute;
oh...

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Dancing in the Sky
by Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings

I love dance music and love dancing,
getting lost in the whirling and prancing;
    this world fading away,
    and in...

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Apache Moon
by Rico Leffanta
An Apache hid out in Dragoon
Was revealed by the sight of his moon
In Judge Roy Bean's twang
Came, "By God, you'll hang!
You caused Lily Langtry to...

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