This poem is called "The Invitation". It was written by Oriah Mountain Dreamer. Her first name coming to her in a dream and Mountain Dreamer given to her by a Shamanic Healer. She is not an Indian Elder nor is she an American Indian.
"One day, whether you are 28 04 65 you will stumble upon someone who will start a fire in you that cannot die. However, the saddest most awful truth you will ever come to find-- is they are not always with whom we spend our lives." Sadly so true