Strong hearts, strong souls

Little drum little drum, please show me how to sing*
Little drum little drum, please show me how to sing

Rising like a moon with breathless beauty
Feeble tremors awakening our sleeping hearts

So my voice can be heard
So my voice can be heard
So my voice can be heard

One voice chanting the plea of many
Crying sorrows, showing it, so we know it

And so it gets to the place it should arrive

Can you hear? The elders stories of strong souls
Who walked the earth singing our Mother’s praise, now forgotten

To the heart of my brother
My brother!

May we walk again together, side by side, a unique force
Thanking Mother Earth, pure vessel of life, for her countless blessings

To the heart of my sister
My sister

May we find love again singing one song together
Forgiven for all the blood spilled, darkening her soil

To the heart of this fire

And may we find peace again in our strong hearts
Led by the mother drum, the heart of all hearts

Into my heart, into my heart…

Aho

Ambrozya
Napowrimo day 29

*Native song