Native American Indians. First People of America. First People of Canada. First People of Turtle Island. Native American Art. Native American Legends. Free Native American Clipart.
First People :: American Indian Poems and Prayers
 

Sorry, we cannot allow this poem to used on other sites. This is at the request of the copyright holder. Thank you.

Desert Setting

by Melinda Elmore

The desert unrelenting
Cactus stands tall

Weaving a basket
Made from straw

Mountains sprouting toward the sky
To seize the day
To unknown highs

Sitting on a rock
Working with your hands

Crafting the perfect basket
Made only by hand

While sitting in the sun
Unknown by man

© Copyright 2006 Melinda Elmore.

Return to Native American Poems and Prayers

Back to Top

 
Native American Indian Jewelry | Seed Bead Earrings