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Native American Poems | Examples of Native American Poetry

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.

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List of Native American Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem A Mere Ojibwe Girl Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings Free verse native american,
My Ancestors Told Me Sofia Rapisarda Free verse native american, america, anger, deep, family,
Premium Member Poem Clumsy Cousins Gerald Dillenbeck Free verse native american, cousin, health, humor, myth,
Premium Member Poem A COMPELLING MYSTERY Line Gauthier Free verse native american, emotions, introspection, life, mystery,
Premium Member Poem ALONE I WANDER THE MOJAVE DESERT Line Gauthier Free verse native american, age, boy, courage, growing
Premium Member Poem Ancient Embers Gregory R Barden Rubaiyat native american, appreciation, farewell, father, fire,
Textbook Texan Rico Leffanta Limerick native american, culture, food, lust, native
Hoo Noo Rico Leffanta Limerick native american, beauty, giggle, girl, health,
Premium Member Poem The Little White Church Dennis Spilchuk Verse native american, christian, culture, history, native
Premium Member Poem Buried on Sour Ground Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Monologue death, grief, native american,

The Snow Angel
by Rico Leffanta
A Mormon in Salt Lake City
Was white as the snow and pretty
Bit it was her luck
To meet a young buck
More skilled in the nitty-gritty

So God...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: native american, angel, culture, discrimination, god,

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Green Indigenous Revolution
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Dear Green Party, International

I suppose we don't actually have an international Green Party,
or even much of a national Green Party in the U.S.
where our religious...

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

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UNSEEDED
by Line Gauthier


unseeded land
manitoulin island
native uprise



posted in September 5, 2018...

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

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CLAN
by Line Gauthier


clan elders
a generation's wisdom
in touch with spirits



posted on September 5, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, native american, old,

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PRIMAL
by Line Gauthier


primal native drums
in sync with the universe
pulsating



posted on September 1, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: music, native american, spiritual,

Love Native-American Patriotism: First Chronicles 29
by Anil Deo
I sang of Caleb at Harvard University, 1660
I sang of Africans come to America unknowingly
I sang of women and children who came to Jesus
Singing Old...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: native american, america, appreciation, jesus, native

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National Cred
by Maureen McGreavy

My home on native land
I stole that from a T-shirt
Gotta give credit
Where credit is due 

Canada 'eh
Kanata
Iroquois for settlement or village
And here's where I slip...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, native american, peace,

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

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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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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, native american,

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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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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: native american, adventure, angst, emotions, freedom,

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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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: earth, environment, native american,