Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Fading Scars - Beneath Stars

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She hides the scars from life
initiation of a warrior spirit
brisk winds, bone knife
shamanic dreams she now inherits

ancestors call from the other side
deer spirit brings a healing balm
beyond the mask, a willow cries
drums induce a sense of calm

posted for dVerse
Quadrille #22, writing
44 words incorporating scar

30 comments:

  1. Mystical, magical, moving.
    More please.

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    1. Thank's EC, I could expand on this, but I had to keep it at 44 words.

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  2. I liked the idea of scars as a form of initiation.

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    1. Scars of the warrior spirit, it could be an initiation of some type.

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  3. Mystical and mythic. I love the feel of this, Teresa.

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  4. LOVE your title, especially, and this:
    "a healing balm beyond the mask"

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    1. Thanks De, I always have trouble with titles, but this one just seemed to form on it's own.

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  5. The rites of healing, love to connect to that deer spirit

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    1. The deer spirit is indeed wise and healing.

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  6. Touching the other side and becoming one, a healing can be spun.

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  7. I love the deer spirit, bringing healing balm.

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    1. Sherry, I should share a dream with you soon!

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  8. A calm warrior is definitely the most dangerous warrior. With our ancestors behind us, there's nothing we can't do.

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    1. Let the ancestors be the guide...

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  9. Great job on this. After being drawn in, we should compose a conclusion

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  10. Beautiful. The healing always needs to come.

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    1. Yes, the healing needs to come, but sometimes it seems to take a long time.

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  11. Powerful. Made me think of our white deer.

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    1. Thanks Gail I have had some encounters with the deer spirit.

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  12. A very mystic feel to this. Beautiful!

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  13. Beautifully haunting!!❤️

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    1. Haunting yes to that I agree,thank you for the visit!

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  14. The rhyme and rhythm beautifully underline the sense.

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  15. Very mystical... I specially like this:

    deer spirit brings a healing balm

    Happy weekend ~

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  16. That photo was an avatar for me for some time...deer spirit is powerful personal medicine for me and so I connect with this poem deeply.

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    1. Wow, that is quite interesting - I guess the deer spirit speaks to both of us. It is a gorgeous image.

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