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Standing People

Nation of Standing People Phenomenal energy Bare bones or flowered Many Native American Nations call trees “The Standing People”.  They teach all of their plant relations are the givers of the Earth; providing for the needs of others.  Each tree … Continue reading

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Sings Sun’s Glory

Chosen by Sun god Joyful bird sings Sun’s glory Living eternal Colorful plumage Full tail of gold and scarlet Preparing for fate Mythical phoenix Reborn from its own ashes Anew to relive ______________________________________________ Image Credit © rgb for “On Dragonfly … Continue reading

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Mythical Phoenix

Chosen by Sun god Joyful bird sings Sun’s glory Living eternal Colorful plumage Full tail of gold and scarlet Preparing for fate Mythical phoenix Reborn from its own ashes Anew to relive ______________________________________________ Image Credit © rgb for “On Dragonfly … Continue reading

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Sojourning Dragonfly

Is there a message? Sojourning dragonfly Landing near, waiting for cue Golden dragonfly Your wings emerge at life’s end Limiting your time in flight What is my message? Don’t wait, live ‘in’ the moment Open my eyes, look within Live … Continue reading

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The Butterfly ∫ 

  Butterfly Evolved energy Flitting, Gliding, Dancing Delicate on my finger Symbolic   ______________________________________________ While gardening yesterday, a butterfly landed on my hand. It seemed to do so with conviction, as it flew from the nectar of flowers directly to … Continue reading

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