Older Than All Need

Black Elk

Great Spirit, you lived first,
and you are older than all need.

source: Black Elk, Oglala Sioux 1863-1950
image: Eddie’s Image Collection, Black Elk

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14 thoughts on “Older Than All Need

  1. Brings back memories. I remember reading Black Elk Speaks in anthropology in college.It was my first introduction to the sacred words of a holy man.

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