The Water, Sky and the Earth         chapter three

The Water, Sky and the Earth chapter three

A Chapter by Coyote Poetry
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Part three of my pro eco-system story.

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The Water, Sky and the Earth-First steps  Part3


   Our land is the dearest thing on Earth to us.
   Men take up land and get rich on it,
   And it is very important for us Indians to keep it.
                 White Thunder


    Faith a beautiful thing.
    So is tolerance.
    Can't we all just get along.
                 James Mannion




  
Chief Joseph was born in 1922.
In the eyes of the three.
He looks very old.
He asked what were their plans for the day?

Coyote  tells him.
We are going to Pfiefer Beach.
Try to get to the crystal.     
He smiles and tells them.
Something are protected by Nature strength.      


Red Fox tell Little Wolf. I feel bad. 
The damn headaches  won't go away.
I can't sleep.
She caresses his forehead.


Chief Joseph tells him.
I will make my special tea for you.
Cure for headaches.
They watch the old man using the portable stove.
He tells them.
Some cransberry and honey cleanse the body and soul.


He ask them. 
Are you three ready for field trip?
I would take you to a special place.
A hard climb.
You can swim in the water of the Great Spirit.


Coyote tells him. I have two weeks free.
Red Fox tells him I have three weeks till I have to report back.
Little Wolf smile. Tells him I need to make one phone call.
I'm in.
How far must we go?


Chief Joseph tells them. We will be camping on the Diablo range.
A two hours drive.
A good place to find quiet and peace.
Best climbing and you can touch the sky at  the same points
with the Eagles and the Hawks.


The tea was strong and sweet of honey.
Red Fox smile.
Tell the Chief.
The tea is amazing.
My headache is gone.


Chief Joseph tells them I can teach you how to use some natural plants to heal.
Learning to be a herbalist takes many years.
We never stop learning.
In the end.
It is your responsibility.
Not to pollute and poison the body and mind.
Expect to be heathy we must insure we do good things
with our body and spirit.


They arive at a cabin in the heat of the afternoon.
Little Wolf whisper I haven't seem many people out here.
Chief Joseph wave them into the cabin.
The cabin was small and organized.
Art and drawings on every wall.


Chief Joseph began to cook food and pomegranate tea.
The three sit together looking at the perfect hand carved animals
and human figures.
All were perfect in every detail.


There were six beds stacked in the corner.
Red Fox tell Littlewolf.
Better then the damn Vietnam field trips.
Coyote agrees.


The Chief bring the pomegranate ice tea and some soup.
The soup loaded with beef and vegetables.
They ate in silence.


Chief Joseph tells them today lesson can be the hardest. 
To try to free yourself of useless anger and stress.
Meditation can't be reached by everyone.
I can assist with herbal help.


Step one is to be able to control the mind and spirit.
He touches Red Fox forehead.
His pain can't ever be cures.
He must learn to live with it.
Use the anger and being upset to create a better road.



First step is to control your breathing.

Lay on the floor.

Put your right foot into your left knee.

This will bring good dreams to you and peace.

Never put the left food in the right knee.

Bad dreams will come.

Take 5 deep breaths and release.

Don't open your eyes.

Concentrate on your breathing.

Now hold your breath.

Think of bad things  in your life.

Keep holding your breath.

Allow the builtup of anger and stress to built up.

Red Fox begin to shake and move.

Chief Joseph touches his shoulder.

Now release the poison out of the body.

Red Fox is almost choking.

Now take five deep breaths.

Allow the fresh air to come in and cleanse.

Hold your breath and think of good things.

Red Fox is quiet and not moving.

Release and keep your eyes close.

Don't move.

Meditate on something good.


All three fall into a deep sleep.
Red Fox awake.
Tells Coyote and Littlewolf.
I don't know.
But I feel better.
Littlewolf hugs him.


Chief Joseph hands them cold pomegranate tea.
Tells them you have done good.
Now you must practice this nightly before sleep.
Need to cleanse the soul and mind daily.


Chief Joseph tells them a short story.
Then we will fly with the Eagle and the Hawks on the ridge.


Along time ago.
There was a peaceful tribe of nomad Native Americans
who lived in the mountain all around us.
They lived in peace with nature.
They could hear the wind talking.
They lived in the mountains for a thousand years.
Never trying to destroy the gift of nature.


The Hawks and the Eagle would warn them of their enemies.
The plants were their friends.
Water was easily accessible.
They lived a quiet and a peaceful life in the mountain
all around us.


One day Gold was found.
One by one the goldminers killed the peaceful Natives.
They paid $100  per dead Native.
The Natives were nomads like the Apaches.
No-one cares if they disappears.
Now only the Hawk and the Eagles call out for them.


They are gone now to be with the Great Spirit.
Mother Nature did revenge by blocking the water sources.
Heat that burn the souls of the Devils who killed the 
protectors of the land.


Guns and bombs won't be the end for the human race.
It will be the lack of sweet water and land that grow food for all
animals to live.
A very bad death.


Coyote, Littlewolf and Red Fox don't speak.
They see the pollution and diease already killing millions.


Little Wolf ask.
Is it too late to save Mother Earth?


Chief Joseph smile.
Tell them time is short.
Wisdom and common sense I hope can overcome
the greed of men to destroy all that is beautiful.



                Coyote
               July2009 
      
   

 



© 2010 Coyote Poetry


Author's Note

Coyote Poetry
Part three of my story. I would appreciate comments and advice.



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I like this chapter of your story concerning meditation and learning about plants. I like the story within the story,even though it is sad, about the Desert People, who were killed when gold was discovered. There are still Desert People around, like the Tohono O'Odham in the hot deserts of Arizona.

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Your story is full of information, wisdom and the story itself is very captivating, it's well worth reading. Fantastic work!

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Big review, end of chapter eight. Read it from beginning to end in one sitting, couldn't put it down.

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1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

I like this chapter of your story concerning meditation and learning about plants. I like the story within the story,even though it is sad, about the Desert People, who were killed when gold was discovered. There are still Desert People around, like the Tohono O'Odham in the hot deserts of Arizona.

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I like your story. I really like the way you wrote it and all the wisdom about saving Mother Earth and I'm really enjoying the adventure in the story of the three characters.

This is really great.

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