Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Black Elk Redux

I kept on curing the sick for three years more, and many came to me and were made over; but when I thought of my great vision, which was to save the nation's hoop and make the holy tree to bloom in the center of it, I felt like crying, for the sacred hoop was broken and scattered. The life of the people was in the hoop, and what are many little lives if the life of those lives be gone?
from Black Elk Speaks (emphasis added)

2 comments:

Mark said...

I just got one of those T-shirts with the picure of 3 armed Braves on it that says: "Homeland Security. Fighting terrorists since 1513.:

Greg said...

i want one of those!