That's My Voice

Updated on July 7, 2019
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Dean Traylor is a freelance writer and teacher who writes about various subjects including education and creative writing.

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Do you hear the mighty river flowing?

That’s my voice, that’s my voice


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Do you hear the fierce wind blowing?

That’s my voice, that’s my voice.


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Do you hear the wings of an eagle

Cutting through the night sky?

Or the pounding of the wolf’s paw

On the hardened ground?


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That’s my voice, that’s my voice.

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Speak gently

With razor-sharp tongue.


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Strength in voice

Is always the calm

Holding back the beast.


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Quiet I am…

Silent I’m not!


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So if you hear the river flowing

The fierce wind blowing

The eagle’s wing in the night sky

The wolf’s paw on hardened ground,

Always remember...


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That’s my voice, that’s my voice.

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        Jo Miller 

        4 months ago from Tennessee

        Lovely poem, Dean.

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        Doris James MizBejabbers 

        4 months ago from Beautiful South

        I really like this piece. I am not a great fan of poetry, but this one speaks to me. It sounds so native, so spiritual. There is truth inside.

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        Louise Powles 

        4 months ago from Norfolk, England

        I love the words to this. I particularly like the line 'quiet I am...silent I'm not!' Very true!

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