Love Poems. Get There by Melissa Fry Beasley

Love Poems. Get There by Melissa Fry Beasley

Love Poems. Get There by Melissa Fry Beasley. This summer Monday, enjoy this amazing poem in the weekly section of Melissa on Yareah Magazine. Love is Love!


Rain by Junior Libby

Get There

Each star in the night sky

is an Ndn soul.

We are voluble and dreamy

from drinking beer

in pop top cans,

after six hours of

rattling around in a

four wheel drive pickup truck.

Hairpinning around crumbling dirt roads

hacked straight out of cliffs.

I’m pushed up so close

next to you in the seat that there’s

nothing between us,

but beauty and the cool of this night.

Secola and Boyd on the radio.

You on my mind and all in my spirit.

Hand on my thigh, your kiss in my hair.

I just keep wondering how much further

This road will go on until we finally get there?

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Melissa Fry Beasley is a Humanistic poet of Cherokee origin, who resides in Oklahoma . Through the written and spoken word, she examines the gap between the ideal and the reality involved in living in the world during this time. Her work is both personal and subjective, yet she does not turn aside from the political and social issues of her environment. She is a woman who seeks to express her individual perspective and needs while accepting the diversity involved in questions of gender, race and culture. Melissa believes that change is necessary and deploys her writing to reflect her personal experience in the wider social and political context. You can find her work in print and online in Indian Country Today Media Network, Native News Today, The Native American Encyclopedia, FirstPeople.Us, Working Effectively With Aboriginal People, Churn Magazine, Big River Poetry Review, Enhance Magazine, A&U Magazine, and many others. She has two chapbooks forthcoming. " When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator." Mahatma Gandhi " They won't break me because the desire for freedom, and the freedom of the people, is in my heart. The day will dawn when all the people of will have the desire for freedom to show. It is then that we will see the rising of the moon." Bobby Sands

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