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The Drum Beat of life
by Jake George
Saturday, February 18, 2006
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I wrote this a number of years ago and ran across it in my files today. It was nice since I just came home from a Pow Wow

The Sound of the drum

Beats in my soul

As the sound of my heart

Beats in my chest



Two sounds, one beat

The heart beat of my life

The drum beat of my soul



Two sounds, one beat

Make me whole

Guide the path

That is my life

The Mystical Indian

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Reviewed by Regis Schilken 2/26/2011
Nice! I hope my drum keeps right on sounding!

rege
Reviewed by Michael Guy 2/19/2011
Simple and powerful! Great writing. I was listening to R. Carlos Nakai's powerful flute music the other day and suddenly the drums started. I think it was recorded outdoors in a Canyon. It was so timeless and wonderful that for a moment I forgot what century I was living in. That was refreshing and healing! The Original Music: drums, the wooden flutes, and the chanting of the human voice alone in nature - untutored soul!
Reviewed by alejapoet@aol.com Bennett 6/14/2006
WOW THIS IS DEEP AND WELL WRITTEN MY FELLOW POET KUDOS TO YA!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/1/2006
Your verses share the energy within you most effectively, Jake. Thank you. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 2/21/2006
I can hear the drums and feel them as well.
Well done.
Reviewed by Joyce Hale 2/19/2006
A singular, powerful write, Jake George. Bravo.

Peace.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 2/19/2006
The sound of the drum is a wonderful thing; as are POW WOWs.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 2/18/2006
i enjoyed this poem and felt its spirit,thank you for sharing!

Eileen
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 2/18/2006
I have felt the pow wow but have never been to one. I intend to have this experience. Thank you for this sharing.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 2/18/2006
Jake,

Having attended a pow-wow, and participating in the "friendship dance," I can attest to how the drums move the soul. Beautifully penned tribute to Native American culture.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 2/18/2006
Pow Wows are always inspiring! Wonderful.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 2/18/2006
Jake,

I would love to attend a Native American pow-wow; I think that would be too cool! :)

Wonderful write; very well done! I am saving this one to read again and again!

(((HUGS))) and love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater 2/18/2006
Hache Hi Naad, (Wolf song in Arapahoe)

I sent some sage smoke up for you Jake. Pounding my hand drum with a coyote bone. Trickster coyote is playing tag out in my meadow. It's as if she can hear your drum beat all the way from Florida. I am into your ebook and then I received your hardback 'Grandfather's Song' in the mail today! It will make reading easier when I am away from my computer. Thanks Jake George. Blessed Be.

Sage
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 2/18/2006
Yes, I can tell by you words in this souldful poem that you were still running on high after the Pow Wow. Good.
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