River

River

A Poem by Juliespenhere
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Who knows where this is going writing as I go

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Her mouth was closed
That dreary day
The spills of oil
Along her banks
Like bark beneath
Her mossy growth
The sunlight came
That early morn
And the fish
They swam
At fisherman’s dawn
Oh river
Oh wild river
Let me always be
On a boat
Just afloat with thee
And on my girth
My rivers worth
I’ll sail from your dry
Mouth
One day
To oceans salt laced
Windswept
Waves
I’ll surely be

© 2018 Juliespenhere



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So profound, to float away on a river to the ocean and never to return to the place you left... If only there was reality in floating away to somewhere else.. I love the way you took me on your private journey... Thank you for sharing this wonderful poem

Posted 3 Days Ago


Flows so beautiful. Almost reads as reminiscent of the sound of the water or waves going by. So fluid. Incredible.

Posted 4 Days Ago


I love the river and my family are boating people, so I especially enjoyed reading your poem. There is nothing better in my opinion. I pass a great deal of my spare time in summer on the Thames, and the scenery is breathtaking both at sunrise and sunset. Sounds as though you have the river in your blood, I certainly do. It courses through my veins and features a good deal in my poetry. A pleasure to read your poem.

Posted 5 Days Ago


I love being on a boat. Anchor out by moonlight and let the motion of life lull me to sleep.
The only thing better is fisherman's dawn.

Posted 6 Days Ago


A beautiful song for the river. If a river could sing. Would wish for open sea and escape from men waste. Thank you Julie for sharing the amazing poetry.
Coyote

Posted 6 Days Ago


Coyote Poetry

6 Days Ago

Coffee is always good and you are welcome Julie.
Juliespenhere

6 Days Ago

I have de caff
Coyote Poetry

6 Days Ago

Darker the better. Stronger the better. Coffee keep me alive,

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Juliespenhere
Juliespenhere

Sydney , Australia



About
Amateur old poet well not that old but not a young 20 anymore I still work full time and live to write I write at least five poems ditties every weekend I write quickly it just flows and bubbles qui.. more..

Writing
tense tense

A Poem by Juliespenhere



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