Once again I'm asking the membership to peer into their crystal balls (if you don't have one, scrying will suffice) and speculate on the future of the
As you are no doubt painfully aware, not just America, but the entire world changed dramatically on September 11, 2001. Things are just not
what they were prior to that date. William Commanda
, in my estimation one of the least
discussed, yet most accurate luminaries I've ever had the opportunity to meet and talk with, said that the day the twin towers fell was, in fact, the
lighting of the Seventh Fire
In the time of the Seventh Fire New People will emerge. They will retrace their steps to find what was left by the trail. Their steps will take
them to the Elders who they will ask to guide them on their journey. But many of the Elders will have fallen asleep. They will awaken to this new time
with nothing to offer. Some of the Elders will be silent because no one will ask anything of them. The New People will have to be careful in how they
approach the Elders. The task of the New People will not be easy.
If the New People will remain strong in their quest the Water Drum of the Midewiwin Lodge will again sound its voice. There will be a rebirth of the
Anishinabe Nation and a rekindling of old flames. The Sacred Fire will again be lit.
It is this time that the light skinned race will be given a choice between two roads. If they choose the right road, then the Seventh Fire will light
the Eighth and final Fire, an eternal fire of peace, love brotherhood and sisterhood. If the light skinned race makes the wrong choice of the roads,
then the destruction which they brought with them in coming to this country will come back at them and cause much suffering and death to all the
The above will be the topic for the story I'm hoping to write, simply because it is near and dear to my heart.
It needn't be yours. All topics related to how you
might see September, 2014, as unfolding is what this contest is all about.
All T&C's apply
Title must contain [2014WC]
Enter as many stories as you like, but post them as seperate threads in the Short Story
No upper or lower word count limits
Any writing form acceptable
There will be three winners chosen, based solely on the number of flags their story receives from your fellow members
The contest runs until midnight, September 30 and the winners announced the following morning of October 1.
will get writer status, 5 'applauses' each and included in the Showcase
edit on 1/9/12 by masqua because: oopsy
edit on 1/10/12 by masqua because: (no reason given)