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A Dream Toward Re-Uniting (Karena Series)
by Amber V Moonstone
Sunday, July 20, 2008
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photo: Amber "V" Moonstone,
Pamunkey River, Pamunkey Indian Reservation, Virginia, taken June 2008


"A Dream Toward Re-Uniting"

(Karena Powhatan Eagle Medicine Woman series)

by Amber "V" Moonstone

July 20, 2008

 

Trembling from the dream,
I rose from my deer skin slumber,
Unable to decifer between dream or reality
My mind and body were at war
wanting it to be reality, knowing it a dream.

Tumas is still alive,
I feel it in my soul,
I must find him before the next full moon.
The Great Spirit is sending me a message.
I must go and seek guidance from the Chief.

As I watched the sun rise on this fall day,
I knew I would leave my children
and embark on a journey to find Tumas.
I have never been so clear in all my life.
I must accept this message and go with it.

Chief Powhatan spoke words of wisdom,
and to my surprise allowed two of his
finest braves to escort me on my journey.
Princess Pocahontas and the other women
promised to protect and care for my children

It truly is a blessing to have such a family
especially now that I leave to find Tumas.
I know not where to search,
but know that the spirit of the elders will
guide us toward a safe return with Tumas.

That afternoon, Red Arrow and Big Sky,
set out with me to seek clues to find Tumas.
It was on the third day of our wandering,
that we entered a white man's town.
They were open and willing to speak with us

After a meal and many questions,
we were able to develop a plan.
We made our way just outside the town
toward a river bed that had a shallow area
where we could cross to the other side.

As we approached the opposite shore,
I saw what appeared to be a longhouse.
Outside there was a white woman working
she was bent over and tending her garden
Just at that moment a man approached her.

I blinked a few times to adjust my vision
It was my Tumas, but he looked so different
My heart began to cry
I wanted to rush to him, but his embrace
of this white woman, stopped me.

What is this I see?
This cannot be,
My Tumas in the arms of another!
Red Arrow grabbed my arm drawing me back
"No, Karena, we must be careful"

Big Sky nodded to us to go back.
I was not leaving until I spoke to Tumas.
Red Arrow said to me in a very tender tone,
"Karena, he is not the same man,
He has become a white man, We must go!"

I was paralyzed with grief,
I have found him, but he is gone to us.
"Red Arrow, You must speak with him, please"
He demanded that I stay with Big Sky
while he went to speak to Tumas.

I watched the confrontation between them,
My heart was pounding from excitement
there was something really wrong here
but something also really right.
Red Arrow returned with a look of sadness.


"What is it Red Arrow?, What says he?"
"Karena, Tumas does not know you
he says he is married to that woman,
He does not remember you."
I fell to the earth and wept.

I know in my heart and soul
that man is Tumas.
"I shall leave for now, but I will return"
and the three turned and crossed the river
on their journey toward home.

 

Karena, Powhatan Eagle Medicine Woman
October  1609



 

 

 

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Reviewed by Shedding Light 7/22/2008
Sad but very interesting !!!

Harold M. Nash
Reviewed by Morning Star 7/22/2008
Another beautiful writing journey
if I dint know any better I said your
The spirit if Karena
Your words captured the feelings so perfectly!
Its going to be a best seller book!
Peace Love and Light..and hugssss...Morning Star
Reviewed by Jill curry (Reader) 7/22/2008
beautiful utterly beautiful..commitment is something which the heart n soul must marry to
Reviewed by Don Juan Amante 7/22/2008
your bring the story to life, enjoyed this very much.
Reviewed by John Flanagan 7/21/2008
Another wonderful journey, Amber, and I love travelling your roads.
John
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 7/21/2008
Moving feelings, heartfelt,,can't wait for more!
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 7/21/2008
A wonderful saga, each addition is special.
Reviewed by Dale Clark 7/21/2008
A sad story and it does indicate the need
for commitment and to never give up on what
one feels is right. Love these kinds of series.
Love
Dale
Reviewed by Tuchy (Carl) Palmieri 7/21/2008
Amber this is a real story of commitment
Thanks for reminding me
Tuchy
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 7/21/2008
Karena tribulations seems not to have an end, maybe she should forget
Tumas and start all over again with a clean slate, because somewhere out there is a brave Sioux searching for the woman that Medicine Man said he should search for.

Georg
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 7/21/2008
A powerfully sad chapter, Amber.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 7/20/2008
Such a beautiful photograph, lovely country! Oh God, this is so gutwrenching and the hopelessness she is experiencing. Written with such emotion and grace...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 7/20/2008
enjoyed, Amber-very nice
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 7/20/2008
Love this series, Amber; more, please!

Very well penned; brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 7/20/2008
Amber I am fasinated with the KRENA SERIES, there is a book within your words. Great writting dear. Thank you for sharing.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 7/20/2008
Viv, are you a reincarnation?
Your words are so authentic like you have actually experienced this era, that is indeed excellent channeling you have with her, or them...and yes like Gene said, very interesting twist...
spiritually I do believe she would know, I think we all would recognize our loved one.
Your Very Talented Poetess & Saga Especial...
Its really a great love story
Much Love & Channeling :)
Embraced ~ Embrassť
Vickie
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 7/20/2008
Interesting twist in the tale, Amber. Well done. -gene.



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