Nate Flying Owl

Rookie - 77 Points (01/07/88 / Milwaukie, OR)

Written Word - Poem by Nate Flying Owl

Children of the written word
You wield in your minds, voices and fingers
The weaponry you need to fight for truth
In your minds, the ideas
In your voices, the ways to speak your minds
In your fingers, the tools to record them

Stand up and shout out for truth
Fight against the tyranny of evil
Don't sit back while darkness spreads its filth
Address the night as it is
And hand out forgiveness where it is due
For words of passion and love will endure

Rise, oh warriors of truth
Narrate all you can, oh storytellers
Be observant and watchful, oh poets
Let your diction be your sword
As children of the written word, be strong
And spread your words like a raging wildfire

Comments about Written Word by Nate Flying Owl

  • (4/4/2010 3:34:00 AM)

    I love this poem! ! I couldn't agree more, we ought to stand up for what is right, even if we are standing alone. Great piece of writing! (Report) Reply

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  • Nathaniel Flying Owl (3/4/2010 3:49:00 PM)

    Yeah, sure, inferno may mean hell, but you know what I meant. A wildfire. A writhing mass of uncontrollable flames. (Report) Reply

  • Prince Obed de la Cruz (3/3/2010 1:24:00 AM)

    do you know that the real meaning of inferno is 'hell'? ? ? ?

    anyway, that doesn't matter. I rated this poem 10 because my poems can relate to this... you know... i like poems with messages/themes like this...
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Poem Edited: Monday, November 7, 2011

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