The River Of Uncertainty (poem)

Across the river of uncertainty

Refreshing shadows of a dark unknown

In empty streets where bitter winds have blown

What is that hidden voice which calls to me


It bridges past the truth I’ve come to own

And wrenches always from my destiny

Cool waters grant my soul the will to see

What long forgotten calls me to atone


Refreshing spring where lovers use to play

Where Joys and kisses endlessly abound

And through our sleep such promises would flow


And so I’m taken by some yesterday

Across uncertain river where I drowned

By dream whose heart I broke so long ago

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billybuc 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

You continue to share beauty with the world. Well done, Martin!

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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Much in life is uncertain, but that's what makes it such an adventure, especially when we have the certainty of faith to hold. Very creative poem.

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DJ Anderson 3 years ago

Beautiful words of poetry and a jazz sax.

They perfectly accentuate one another.

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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

Another beautiful write. The river of uncertainty, flows memories galore. Love the sax music video...Dreamy!

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AliciaC 3 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

I love the river imagery. You have a wonderful ability to mix beauty and sadness in your poems, Martin.

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tillsontitan 3 years ago from New York

Oh Martin, much said here about so much we live through. How sad is the broken heart we leave behind?

Voted up and awesome.

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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

Amazing poetry, Martin.

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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Excellent work.

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