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The Boy And The Stream (poem)

Updated on February 1, 2015

They met when they were both quite young

When destiny was still unsung

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Then they awoke to youthful dream

This boy who ran across a stream

And waters joined to form a seam

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And as they grew they shared their view

With each discovery a new

Exciting secret shared by two

What wonderment did they pass through

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Then others came to join them there

Some flowers mingled with the air

And so much more with which to share

Reminders that they still do care

Are leaves that fall from everywhere

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As one by one the flowers die

Their past is falling from the sky

Each teardrop just another why

But time can offer no reply

The friend he knew had fallen dry

There’s nothing left to feel him cry

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He wanders through his memory

Searching how this came to be

The price of destiny

And it heard his plea

Whispered it’s me

Now I’m free

The sea

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      Linda Rogers 5 years ago from Minnesota

      Very moving and beautifully written. Also wanted to let you know that the video you uploaded is no longer working. I hit many buttons on this great poem.

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      thost 5 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      Beautiful poem well done. Will vote up.

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