No… I don’t need to be praised or applauded for… I’m just a traveling stranger… in a barren and dry field dropping seeds on the dirt while whispering a sincere prayer for plentiful rain as I slowly walk along…after I finish…I won’t even look back as I depart… it’s all in his hands now…not mine…but I do think I smell rain in the air…

Published by Pack Redfeather

I am a walking contradiction of traditions some say. An African American and Native American Muslim poet with a personal life history as violently turbulent as a Storm. A visionary from the bottom of life’s social barrel striving to share the hope found in the light of faith through sometimes dark but real poetry. I’m a former member of the Bloods street gang, former serial bank robber, and both federal/state prison convict. I live on my mother’s tribal reservation of the Leech Lake band of Ojibwe in Minnesota.

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