Turtle Heart Poetry

Hearts Never Beat Silently

like drums
do not speak in silence
like spirits
do not fly alone

Sitting on the warm earth
my heart speaks
and my spirit flys
beyond the thunder
higher than the shadows of time

Bowl filled with Light

young belly is filled
like a bowl is filled
with light
corn pollen is carried into the wind
and young birds
carry their first flight feathers
into the morning sun
the stones
tell their stories between the shadows
i am carried into the river

Full Moon

Light and wind
upon the flowering earth
gathered like a song
gathered like names
of all my relations
gathered with a knife
sharp knife made of old stone

i slice dreams from the sky
and cook them on my belly.

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