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PRAIRIE FLOWER FOR QUARTERMOON

Updated on August 30, 2012
 QUARTERMOON POET
QUARTERMOON POET
Author Robert Hewett Sr.
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Quartermoon and I have never met in person, but we have been poet friends for more than 10 years. She is a wonderful kindhearted Grandmother and mom and writes very touching poems about her Indian heritage. I will post more about her from time to time.

PRAIRIE FLOWER

(For my poet friend of many years Quartermoon)

The sun blushes the cactus and sage

the flowers unfold to the morning rays.

The roadrunner hustles down the road,

Prairie Flower rises in a happy mode.

The sun peeks over the Locust tree

spreading its rays for all to see.

The Gila Monster flexes its throat,

Prairie Flower doesn’t need a coat.

The cloudless sky echoes with tunes,

all come and play among the dunes.

The Scorpion circles its prey and stalks,

Prairie Flower dons her hat and walks.

The mockingbird sings its many songs,

the Diamondback rattler slithers along.

Life in the sand dunes is very strong,

Prairie Flower strolls and hums a song.

A hawk swoops down on a running prey,

a startled antelope jumps and runs away.

Each inhabitant lives life in its own way,

Prairie Flower stops to rest in the shade.

All her desert friends pass by her each day,

she smiles and wishes them well along the way.

An angel of the desert they all say,

Prairie Flower is their Queen for a day.

Robert Hewett Sr.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      This is the first poetry of yours I have read and I must say I'm impressed; I will be back!

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      Leokadia Vella 4 years ago

      A beautiful tribute to a dear poetic friend!

      Take care always, Lee

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      rOBERT hEWETT SR. 4 years ago from Louisville, Kentucky

      Thanks Lee, I hope you are well.

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      rOBERT hEWETT SR. 4 years ago from Louisville, Kentucky

      Thank you very much billybuc, I look forward to reading for you too.

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      Karen Silverman 4 years ago

      Prairie Flower sounds like a sweet, gentle soul - and you are so generous to write this beautiful tribute poem for her!

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Brilliant work here and here's to so many more to come.

      Eddy.

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      rOBERT hEWETT SR. 4 years ago from Louisville, Kentucky

      Thank you ImKarn23 and Eiddwen for your very nice compliments about my poem. I look forward to reading for you.

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      Robin Grosswirth 4 years ago from New York

      This is a wonderful tribute to Prairie Flower and to what Native Americans align their lives with, which is nature. The environment is to them their relatives and they also believe it is on loan for each of us to be passed to other generations, ergo, the importance of sustaining it. Really lovely.

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      rOBERT hEWETT SR. 4 years ago from Louisville, Kentucky

      Thank you Robin for this wonderful review comment. I will be over to read for you.

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      raciniwa 3 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      love the beautiful words echoing through the prairie woods...

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      rOBERT hEWETT SR. 3 years ago from Louisville, Kentucky

      Thank you Raciniwa for another beautiful review comment.

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