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One With The Northland (Revised)
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Tuesday, August 03, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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This is one of my favorites. It describes Native American belief in Spirit guidance and the power in visions.


I stretch out my arms
And become one with a bald eagle.
His mind becomes mine.
His eyesight becomes mine.
He spreads powerful wings,
And together, we soar.

I look at my hands
And become one with a polar bear.
His mind becomes mine.
His claws become mine.
He catches a seal,
And together, we eat.

I raise my voice
And become one with an arctic wolf.
His mind becomes mine.
His sadness becomes mine.
He looks to the moon,
And together, we howl.

I smell the sea
And become one with a beluga whale.
His mind becomes mine.
His size becomes mine.
He rules the waters
And together, we sing.

I see an igloo
And become one with an Inuk.
His mind becomes mine.
His family becomes mine.
He talks as a friend,
I find out we're brothers. 

I look to the sky
And become one with the Northern Lights.
Their beauty becomes mine.
Their energy becomes mine.
They invite me to join in their celebration
And together, we dance.

(C) Copy written, 2004/Revised, August 3, 2004, by Karla Dorman.

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Reviewed by Jane Rodway 8/4/2004
It's funny because when i saw the picture at the start of this, i felt like your last verse before reading it! Great job getting across your feelings so well. I love the Native American idea of a spirit guide, and it is interesting to hear what animal people feel a kinship with, that would make a great poetry challenge, to write about the animal you feel most connected to in spirit.
Reviewed by Peter Paton 8/4/2004
Beautiful and serene Karla
Wonderful descriptive write of nature

Hugz and Love

Peter
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 8/4/2004
Brillant write, Karla - thank you for this outstanding piece!

Robert
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 8/4/2004
this is absolutely beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!! One of your best.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/4/2004
Your verses are a beautiful dance, Karla. Merci. Amour et paix. Ton ami de la C-B, Canada. Régis
Reviewed by M.Bennett Hooper (Mikii) 8/4/2004
The dance Karla is so beautifully expressed in this piece. Excellence my firend is called Karla. <HUGS_N_LOVE> Mikii
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 8/4/2004
The Northland is my land, too, and my inspiration, as are its magnificent creatures.

This is a marvelous poem, Karla!
Reviewed by jude forese 8/3/2004
a wonderful celebration of our diverse nature ...
Reviewed by ~Indigo~ Elga 8/3/2004
Dear Karla,

Great write, all things are
possible... the mind is powerful!

Warm hugs and love your friend in SA
Elga

Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 8/3/2004
Karla this is beautiful both poetry and picture
God Bless
Michelle~
Reviewed by Fletcher Bailey (Reader) 8/3/2004
Karla...wonderful synergy in this one...unfortunately I open my email and my mind becomes the computer, its works become mine...just another day for yours truly...perhaps I will follow your poem and try to become one with my cat...great poem...Fletcher B
Reviewed by Martin Hebert 8/3/2004
~~great poem~~thanks for energy~~

~~martin~~
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 8/3/2004
So Karla, what are you, Beastmaster? LOL! Either way a beautiful poem of Nature and the human connection to it, that most do not realize does exist...Peace, Ed & rufuz
Reviewed by E T Waldron 8/3/2004
Karla! This is now one of my favorites too, it is so
superbly crafted! I love every word and the art is
fabulous too!Kudo's to you poet!
Reviewed by William Bonilla 8/3/2004
great nature write

William
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 8/3/2004
Great fraternity with nature. Love this. Keep getting better too, You're in my every prayer..
Reviewed by Thomas Lanechanger 8/3/2004
Fantastic composition Karla! Job well-done, Poet! Take a bow! Bravo!
Reviewed by Londis Carpenter 8/3/2004
this is about something I always wished I could actually do. Well written poet Karla
Reviewed by Katryn Dougherty 8/3/2004
love both...excellent photo to go with the poem, and very well done :)
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 8/3/2004
(((Karla)))

Ohhh, this is too beautiful for words! I love the rhythmic flow in this energetic write; perfection in every way! BRAVA! Very well done; enjoyed much~ Thanks for sharing! To my library this goes!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 8/3/2004
Awesome write Karla...soar Girl!!

Love it!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 8/3/2004
A gorgeous picture to go with a
lovely nature poem!
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 8/3/2004
Superb tribute to the theory that we are all one with nature. I'll attest to that! Lovely Karla...your nature poetry becomes you!
Susan



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