In the Veins: Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects

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In the Veins [Poetry: Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects Book Series (Vol. 4)]

Refection of Veins from Dr. Carol A. Hand, Anishinabe poet:

We are inter-connected branching vessels 

carrying the pain of the earth back to source 

like the roots of the sacred cedar

to heal and breathe new life into being? 

Have we been forced deep underground, 

pressurized through the weight of suffering, 

to become a treasure sought by others

who don’t understand that we carry

healing powers in the wisdom of our ancestors?

Sacred life interwoven with sorrow, blood memory, in our very DNA

Poetry Editor, Patricia Busbee
Blue Hand Books Collective (amazon)

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