Dave Alan Walker

Silver Star - 3,936 Points (Pudsey, Leeds)

Indian Forefathers - Poem by Dave Alan Walker

In the eyes of the wolf
lies a soul,
the soul of truth

One day
that soul will rise
as the indian forefathers
come back to claim their land

Through the eyes of the wolf
the indian man will teach the world


Comments about Indian Forefathers by Dave Alan Walker

  • Rookie - 7 Points Sylva Portoian (5/19/2012 3:17:00 AM)

    Dave you are a human who feels...!
    The Seljuks invade Armenian highlands (Anatolia) ...
    They confiscated and killed
    Civilized counties did they same
    For that reason they don't recognize Armenian Genocide (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 9,088 Points Saiom Shriver (5/18/2012 12:14:00 PM)

    very beautiful...some translations of the King James Bible substitute the wolf for the lion and
    write 'the wolf shall lie down with the lamb'

    I believe I have had at least 2 past lives as a Native American (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 415 Points Captain Cur (5/13/2012 9:58:00 AM)

    A deep thought provoking poem with many shades of meaning.
    Truth, as elusive as the soul of the wolf. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Heather Wilson (5/12/2012 1:57:00 AM)

    Not knowing much about Indian forefathers, but I know the saying What goes round comes round and I guess the message in your poem could well come true on that understanding. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Dave Tanwar (5/11/2012 3:46:00 PM)

    i love reading about the indian legends. thanks for sharing :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Vincent Kuo (5/10/2012 8:40:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem! I know little about native american culture, though I really like the theme, I'm a great fan of Johnny Cash. Your song reminds me of one of The Highwaymen's verses from their song - American Remains:

    I am an American Indian, my tribe is Cherokee.
    My forefathers loved this land they left it here for me.
    But the white man came with boats and trains and dirty factories,
    And poisoned my existence with his deeds.
    Nature is our mother, we are sucklings at her breast.
    And he who tries to beat her down will lose her to the rest.
    ...

    Very profound song, even to me as a non-American! You should listen to it! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jonny Brackney (5/8/2012 12:47:00 PM)

    i like your writing. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 137 Points Rigzin Namgyal (5/8/2012 9:02:00 AM)

    ..ders ambiguity..and there lies the beauty in ur poem.. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,467 Points Unwritten Soul (5/8/2012 8:05:00 AM)

    The spirit will never dies to claim what was belong to them
    The spirit to awake freedom and to fall weak
    Claim what yours redeem what you need
    as long there is justice in your league
    you will win, claim the
    truth never be greed
    that's all wht u need
    _Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,860 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (5/7/2012 11:54:00 PM)

    The souls of the murdered Indian forefathers of American continents, Where are you all? Still rest in peace? ? or do the Europeans seduce you as they raped your womenfolk? (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,844 Points Wahab Abdul (5/7/2012 7:20:00 PM)

    some hidden meaning...some good wish in the poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 63 Points Eric Cockrell (5/7/2012 7:18:00 PM)

    true redemption... love this one! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 7, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, May 7, 2012


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