Margaret Boone Rappaport, Ph.D. Author/Anthropologist- APACHE ANGEL, A Prize-winning Poem

APACHE ANGEL

by Margaret Boone Rappaport

Like a heartbeat or the flutter of my lids,
A tremble of the earth when air is still,
A whispering of the wind against my ears,
Wingèd rider black and silver maned appears.

Not a gremlin or an Anglo Saxon troll,
A leprechaun from the days of Irish old,
Eastern wood sprite from a forest wet with rain,
But a horseman from a dry and dusty plain.

Comes he closer and encircles with his steed
And confuses with his galloping speed
All my senses ‘til he puts his mount in check
And he pulls up near the naping of my neck.

Apache Angel! At last a guardian true!
Ghostly warrior from a West that too few knew,
My forefathers and your ancestors, too,
Were sworn enemies. Now I keep peace with you.

2nd place prize-winning poem 2012 The Society of Southwestern Authors Poetry Contest

LinkedIn Link:
http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=60795540&locale=en_US&trk=tyah2

Facebook Link:
http://www.facebook.com/#!/margaret.rappaport

Search Non-Fiction Published books under “Margaret S. Boone” (my name for publishing). There are reports and chapters out there, too, but there are just 3 non-fiction books listed here.

Link to published non-fiction book “Computer Applications for Anthropologists”
http://www.amazon.com/Computer-Applications-Anthropologists-Wadsworth-Anthropology/dp/0534171664/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1350327658&sr=1-1&keywords=Margaret+S.+Boone

Link to published non-fiction Book “Capital Crime; Black Infant Mortality in America”
http://www.amazon.com/Capital-Crime-Margaret-S-Boone-/dp/B000PS9AC6/ref=sr_1_30?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1350327816&sr=1-30&keywords=capital+crime
Link to Capital Crime on Half.com (has also been on Ebay):
http://product.half.ebay.com/Capital-Crime-Black-Infant-Mortality-in-America-by-Margaret-S-Boone-1989-Hardcover/524825&tg=info

Link to published non-fiction book “Capital Cubans”:
http://www.amazon.com/Capital-Cubans-Adaptation-Washington-Communities/dp/0404194508/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1350327863&sr=1-5&keywords=capital+cubans

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6 responses to “Margaret Boone Rappaport, Ph.D. Author/Anthropologist- APACHE ANGEL, A Prize-winning Poem

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  5. They just don’t make angels like they used to!

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