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South Dakota Poems - Poems about South Dakota

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A Lakota Mother's Prayer
...n hold “The Medicine Woman is locked deep inside you, your People die waiting—the young and the old” (Pine Ridge South Dakota: February, 2011) From My Novel: “Searching For Crazy Horse” ......Read More
Categories: south dakota, prayer,
Form: Rhyme



Can CEGA
...The drum beat of eternity —keeper of the dream (Pine Ridge South Dakota: June, 2006) ......Read More
Categories: south dakota, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Crazy Horse's Naming Vision
...known as Crazy Horse, had a vision of a red-tailed hawk and a crazily dancing and floating spirit horse at Sylvan Lake, South Dakota. In his vision he saw himself riding a shadow horse through a storm, as the hawk flew above him, shrieking.......Read More
Categories: south dakota, bird, native american, spiritual,
Form: Verse
Passing Beyond
...being yours and yours alone Passing beyond what time has frozen —passing beyond what then has been (Pine Ridge South Dakota: August, 2011) ......Read More
Categories: south dakota, death, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Salat Days
... by Michael R. Burch Tashunka Witko, better known as Crazy Horse, had a vision of a red-tailed hawk at Sylvan Lake, South Dakota. In his vision he saw himself riding a spirit horse, flying through a storm, as the hawk flew above him, sh......Read More
Categories: south dakota, age, america, appreciation, depression,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Solomon Servants Songbirds
...suous servants and songbirds Solicited serious Somalian solutions simultaneously with South African, Southeast Asian, South Dakota, and South America. Squiffy, squirmy Spiny specialized swordfish sent spiraling soon soared with sticky, ......Read More
Categories: south dakota, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Black Hills Legacy
...1868): established the “Great Sioux Reservation’ which included ownership of the Black Hills located in present day South Dakota. 2) Indian Appropriations Act of 1876: called “Sell or Starve” by the Sioux. The Act cut off ration......Read More
Categories: south dakota, america, education, history, native
Form: Verse
Premium Member Earthbound
...Tashunka Witko, better known as Crazy Horse, had a vision of a red-tailed hawk at Sylvan Lake, South Dakota. In his vision he saw himself riding a spirit horse, flying through a storm, as the hawk flew above him, sh......Read More
Categories: south dakota, native american,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Crazy Horse Monument
...ed man has great heroes, too.” Korczak began carving the monument on Thunderhead Mountain located in the Black Hills of South Dakota in 1948. 2) Crazy Horse (T?ašú?ke Witkó): born 1840 Chá? Óha? (‘Among the Trees’ meaning one with n......Read More
Categories: south dakota, america, education, history, native
Form: Verse
Premium Member Mount Rushmore, Carved In Stone
...batholith upwards To become ‘The Shrine of Democracy,’ Of weathered presidential faces Chiseled in rock in South Dakota; Representing 150 years of history (From birth of a nation To entry into the 20th. Century) In......Read More
Categories: south dakota, america, education, history, inspiration,
Form: Verse
gypsy of the railways
...to a different drummer My life it is my own I'm an explorer of experience That is how I'm known I've seen snow in South Dakota I've been on the Vegas strip Had barbeque in Kansas My life has been a trip I'm a gypsy of the railwa......Read More
Categories: south dakota, 7th grade, adventure, america,
Form: Rhyme
Wheel on a Stick part 5
...and muscatel intoxication until, in the midst of a heat spell caused by bovine methane in the suburbs of Happy Valley, South Dakota (as her heartbeat thankfully approached zero) she hears a whimpering and feels a warm furry body tentativel......Read More
Categories: south dakota, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Black Hills wept for Thee
...The Black Hills wept for Thee East of the Black Hills of South Dakota, On the Pine Ridge Reservation, Live a proud tribe of Oglala Lakota, Part of the Great Sioux Nation. ......Read More
Categories: south dakota, betrayal, blessing, children, december,
Form: Ballad
Buried on Sour Ground
... Took a spirit trek across the golden amber prairie Zephyr driven westward to the South Dakota Black Hills Had a restless pioneer rest, unsettling I laid my dear skin gentle feelings on the hard g......Read More
Categories: south dakota, death, grief, native american,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Later That Summer
...gun before they quickly ended, never having the chance to complete what could have been. From Chicago, one returned to South Dakota, and the other returned to Puerto Rico. ......Read More
Categories: south dakota, anxiety, emotions, lost love,
Form: Prose Poetry

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