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Hush, Listen, Hear
by Tina M Clark
Tuesday, November 14, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Again "Fire in his spirit" speaks,
Hush, Listen, Hear

I listened


The story unfolded

of the man that was once

so strong, so brave, so free


They brought you down

with the rifles

resounding blows


with blood lust eyes

cut you down

They thought to extinguish

all red man and his kin

all that was of

the red man with-in

They sought to kill each of us

leaving not even one

precious head


The children

and those yet unborn

from their mothers wombs

they were torn

Little ones

with sabers drawn

were run right threw

ripping the heart

from even the

strongest warrior

even ones

as strong as you


 in tears

can not tell the rest

so I leave it


Old warrior's

who were the recorders of all

painted the story


yet sadly

upon the buffalo walls



 maybe just memories

written in dusty books




White man




at the Savagery

it took


The red man will rise again

In all his glory


They again stand telling

of all the Savagery

of all the greed


In dance and song

the story is still told

in your steps

I now follow

In your pain

I now join your tears


In our tears


do they now hear?




The plight of the red man?


Mother moon weeps

leaving her tears

with-in the dew


always searching for the

proud people she once knew


©2006 Tina Clark

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Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G 11/27/2006
Wow! This is Awesome Tina!
Come by my corner of the den, your missing some smiles :)
and some serious messages!
YOur style still speaks so many volumes on alot of levels - T-
Warm HuGs,Sheee
Hope you're feeling stronger everyday My friend~!
Reviewed by jude forese 11/18/2006
a poignant reminder of the deplorable injustice man bestows upon mankind ... this poem represents one example of the many historic atrosities spread across the world and throughout time ...

powerfully moving poem ...
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 11/18/2006
Absolutely amazing
to write the history and plight in such an elagant way
harsh story done well
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 11/16/2006

A page of history poemized under the Flag of JUSTICE... A call to humanity and harmony of mankind... "Hush, Listen, Hear" is delivered with its poetic dues duly paid.

I salute You, Poet.

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Ken Bass (Reader) 11/15/2006
This is spoken from the heart of a true indian spirit honey. I know how you feel of the spirit and what a tragedy it was what happened to our brothers of the buffalo. Beautiful poem baby, nicely done.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 11/15/2006
Most powerful offering Tinka
Reviewed by E T Waldron 11/15/2006
What goes around comes around, I believe justice will one day be done, Tina. This powerful poem is evidence, that it won't be forgotten, and that's a good thing!Well done!

Reviewed by richard cederberg 11/15/2006
Powerful write Tina. Just bloody powerful ... and sobering too what has happened to so many innocents in our history.

Light and Wisdom ...
Richard Lloyd Cederberg
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten 11/15/2006
Spoken with soul~
I liked your write! This truly is a black cloud that houvers over the white race...
Love and Peace~
Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader) 11/15/2006
Loved this one Tina! Holly
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 11/15/2006
They truly suffered greatly, and their story is truly a black mark on U.S. History. And I love your poem.
Reviewed by George Carroll 11/15/2006
A poignant reminder of our past and present sins against our fellow brothers.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 11/15/2006
Intense and moving.

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