Lovely poem for today

"Remember the sky
that you were born under,
know each of the star’s stories.

Remember the moon,
know who she is. :crescent_moon:

Remember the sun’s birth
at dawn,
that is the strongest
point of time.

Remember sundown
and the giving away to night.

Remember your birth,
how your mother struggled
to give you form and breath.
You are evidence of her life,
and her mother’s,
and hers.

Remember your father.
He is your life,
also.

Remember the earth
whose skin you are:
red earth,
black earth,
yellow earth,
white earth,
brown earth,
we are earth.

Remember the plants,
trees,
animal life
who all have their tribes,
their families,
their histories,
too.

Talk to them,
listen to them.
They are alive
poems.

Remember the wind.
Remember her voice.
She knows the origin
of this universe.

Remember you are all
people and all people
are you.

Remember you are
this universe and this
universe is you.

Remember all is in motion,
is growing,
is you.

Remember language
comes from this.

Remember the dance
language is,
that life is.
:sparkles:
Remember."

:ocean: Joy Harjo

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Oh, that’s lovely! Thank you for sharing!

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So beautiful- I feel like this piece would make a lovely song :dancer::notes:

Thanks for sharing it, @AileyGrey! :heart:

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