River (poem)

He looks upon the river down below

Which flows to meet its timeless destiny

A wonder which was once so close to he

To serve a purpose never meant to know

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A dream he had which flowed for all to see

And rich the sparkle of their morning glow

As flowers kissed the shores which blessed their flow

The river of forgotten memory

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Such clarity tossed as hardships were crossed

The trials the sorrows the deep scars of pain

The depth of their unknown affairs were there

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Yet refreshing the waves of Joy mid the cost

And life which mere words could never explain

He looks upon the river loving her

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AliceFSpencer 3 years ago from Texas

Water and love are both such beautiful and mysterious things you never know where you will end or began, enjoyed !!


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lrc7815 3 years ago from Central Virginia

A river of forgotten memory... wow. This is beautiful MH.


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

Very beautiful..Loved it..


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eHealer 3 years ago from Las Vegas

Just beautiful you mad hatter, what a talent you have! Pinned and facebooked. Love it~

Deborah


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jhamann 3 years ago from Reno NV

Another wonderful sonnet. Jamie


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

If it is meant to be, love will overcome all. Great work, Martin!


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CyberShelley 3 years ago

The cadence in your River ' which flowed for all to see' is enriching. Thank you for your work.


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shiningirisheyes 3 years ago from Upstate, New York

Oh - such beautiful words and great use of the river for symbolism.


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PegCole17 3 years ago from Dallas, Texas

Your use of imagery and flow was beautiful, filled with symbolism and depth. I thoroughly enjoyed the music video which I had never heard before. Quite nice!


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Beautiful poem my friend.

Eddy.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful. A lovely poem. Passing this on.


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ignugent17 3 years ago

Beautiful and very romantic poem. :-)


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Another wistful beauty, Martin!

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