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Keewatin Calls
by john k zimmerman

Friday, July 09, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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This was inspired by Kate Cliffords fine poem, "The Northern Wind Blows".

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"keewatin" means "northwind" in he language of the Cree people . . .


Keewatin calls
the north wind whistles
the tune and names the step.

"dance with me, sister
step with me, brother
children of my mother,
come dance with me!

dance with me on the mud flats
through the willows,
to the black spruce stand,
dance!

from seashore mountain
and rolling foothills
across prairie gold,
to hardwood bush
come dance with me!

across the inland seas,
rolling down to ocean shore,
wherever i wander,
wherever i am known,
brothers and sisters.
come dance with me! "


the north wind speaks
to her siblings,
whistling tune and step,
Keewatin calls.

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Reviewed by A PAX 7/9/2004
I love native american culture.........
this has such flavor!!!
bravo! pax.......A
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 7/9/2004
Just wait a minute, I am taking off my shoes so I can dance with nature :-) Loved this one! and thanks for the mention :-)
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/9/2004
Fantastic write John!!

Love It~ It's could make a lovely song you know!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Erica Ivory 7/9/2004
The North Wind Calls.. Ahhh how fabulous this is!!!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 7/9/2004
Fabulous poem, John. The North Wind truly is a wondrous thing, whistling through a most wondrous land.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 7/9/2004
Just watch out for all those superhighways and cars and trucks that cross the path of all your dances, ruin they do Natures chances...Ed



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