Dave Alan Walker

Gold Star - 4,814 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

  • Brian Stafford (9/8/2015 11:46:00 PM)

    Nice one, congrats on poem and getting poem of the day! (Report) Reply

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  • (9/8/2015 8:00:00 PM)

    ...........amazing poem....the ending is beautifully said ★ (Report) Reply

  • Kim Barney (9/8/2015 4:14:00 PM)

    An intriguing poem, although slightly ambiguous. Just how exactly will the Indian man teach the world through the eyes of the wolf?
    I enjoyed reading it in any case, and congratulations on having it selected as poem of the day!
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  • Babatunde Aremu (9/8/2015 9:32:00 AM)

    Poets see beyond the immediate with their pens. This is one of such. The real estate owner may rule the land one day. Nice write (Report) Reply

  • Kinyua Karanja (9/8/2015 8:00:00 AM)

    May be this a prophesy, who knows. I like the poem it poses millions of questions. (Report) Reply

  • David Wood (9/8/2015 5:07:00 AM)

    An enchanting poem and lovely read. (Report) Reply

  • Rahman Henry (9/8/2015 1:49:00 AM)

    Beautiful Poem, simply splendid! I'm enchanted with. Thanks a lot, dear poet. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh T A (9/8/2015 12:25:00 AM)

    Truth can never be hoodwinked as it will come back one day to show the world that truth cannot be denied it; s share of anything in the world! (Report) Reply

  • 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
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  • (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
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  • 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.
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  • 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

  • (5/11/2012 3:46:00 PM)

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

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

    i like your writing. (Report) Reply

  • Rigzin Namgyal (5/8/2012 9:02:00 AM)

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

  • 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
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  • (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

  • Wahab Abdul (5/7/2012 7:20:00 PM)

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

  • (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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