Tuesday, October 01, 2013

My Land – v3

My land, these words
separating our world
ownership, protection
walling off neighbor
claiming land as their own
passed on to descendants

My land, not yours
for my own purpose
now claiming the land
fixed in one place
no longer nomads, gatherers
people bound to the earth

Edited September 5, 2013
My Land – v2
January 18, 2013
My Land
substitute teaching at Pembroke,
Three Rivers School
6th grade Social Studies,
covering the Neolithic Age,
page 45
“Human Heritage”,
by Miriam Greenblatte and Peter Lenzino
Chapter 2, “Prehistoric People”,
Section 2, “The Neolithic Age”

All of my poems are copyrighted by Raymond A. Foss, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. All rights reserved. Contact me at Ray Foss for usage. See all 25,810+ of my poems at www.raymondafoss.blogspot.com Poetry Where You Live.

No comments: