Men of Compassion

True Stength

We need some men in this world,

men who know how to teach,

their sons how to respect, and to be faithful,

instead of abusing women,

instead of being consumed,

with their V8 engines,

men who care about the earth,

and take care of her,

instead of only their wallets,

worrying about new taxes,

nonsense.

We need some men, to care about people,

are they only a part of history?

Where have they gone?

Where are the men?

who can see into the universe,

speak like prophets,

and write with fire!

We need to turn off the stupid TV,

and stand up for people,

regardless, of their color,

or which candle they decide to light.

We need to wake up,

stand up, or shut up.

Get a heart men,

and have compassion.

Note: I include myself in this. All too often we are complacent, and apathetic. True compassion means taking action. And I have seen many times where women are hurt – by men.

 

 

 

Poetry © Copyright 2015, nicodemasplusthree

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Blessings to everyone, and peace!

“If you love nature, you will love people.”

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Native American Men

Chief Little Head - Crow - 1880's from Ebay
Chief Little Head – Crow – 1880’s from Ebay

So what do you do when there is no more hunting? How do you provide for your family? These are just some of the issues faced by the Native American men, of the past. When I see these photographs though, I see amazing inner strength! These men teach me and inspire me. They tell me that no matter what issue I am facing, nothing can change who I am! Internally I am to keep fighting! What ever you may face – never give up.

Ground Spider - Oglala Lakota - 1899
Ground Spider – Oglala Lakota – 1899
Chief Wolf Robe - Unk Nation - 1898
Chief Wolf Robe – Unk Nation – 1898

Chief Long Feather - Blackfoot
Chief Long Feather – Blackfoot
Red Shirt - Oglala Lakota
Red Shirt – Oglala Lakota

Naiche - Chiricahua Apache - Youngest Son of Cochise
Naiche – Chiricahua Apache – Youngest Son of Cochise

Joseph Two Bulls - Dakota - 1900
Joseph Two Bulls – Dakota – 1900

Medicine Crow - c 1880
Medicine Crow – c 1880
Fool Bull - Lakota
Fool Bull – Lakota

Warriors
Warriors

Writing © Copyright 2014, nicodemasplusthree