I Am

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  • ApaqRasgirl
  • Back online after loosing internet for a long time. I am very happy to finally be back with all my friends and I hope to de writing and posting soon. Love Asha

I Am

I Am


I Am Indian. Who am I? Where
did I come from? Why do they think
me different? I am not white, nor
black. I am not yellow. I am not
red. I am beautifully tan. I am
strong as the great oak. I am weak,
like a willow branch. My spirit soars
high, with the Eagle. I grow with
the warmth of the sun. I am at
peace in the darkness of the moon.
I walk softly and whisper through
the trees. With my bow and my
knife, my belly is full. I take what I
need. I drink from the waters of the
earth. I am free. Why do they not
understand me?

I Am…

     I Am…
           I Am…

Indian

written by:
turtle/Asha`di 1999 ©
Beaver Tree Originals

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JadedJezzabel commented on I Am

11-20-2010

WoW.....the power contained with in this excellent poem nearly knocked me off my chair..........going to my faves.....a 10 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++ from me

ApaqRasgirl

11/20/2010

thank you dear for that wonderful comment.....that was one that i wrote many years ago and it still inspires me because of my Blackfoot heritage and my grandmother...........loves ya and thanks for the wonderful rating and the favs...........asha Namaste

MrGee commented on I Am

08-30-2010

EXCELLENT! The poem is concise and has excellent meter. I love the line that reads "I walk softly and whisper throught the trees" a very good use of the metaphor. a 10

ApaqRasgirl

08/30/2010

thank you dear heart, I and thrilled you liked it.......that one was written many years ago........thanks for the sweet comment.......loves ya asha

Oblaidon commented on I Am

05-10-2010

Nice write. I like the flow. You paint a beautiful picture.

ApaqRasgirl

05/11/2010

thank you dear friend for your sweet comment. love Asha

MizBoonie commented on I Am

03-17-2010

This was very very beautiful, i can really understand where ur coming from. i am of mixed culture, with chocolate skin, and wavy silkend hair. its not normal to look that way with my skin...

Poetry is what is lost in translation.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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