Sunday, May 6, 2012

River

R.A.D. Stainforth - River Irwell

A city rises in the distance
While the river rolls along
The melody of the birds
Capture the river's song

I grew up on the river
And love the river's swell
Will I ever go to the city?
Only time will ever tell

Original copyright, C Hummel Kornell

6 comments:

  1. Excellent rhyme structure..going with the flow.

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  2. River raised from cradle to grave. I've floated down stream and paddled up and never tire of her song.
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  3. The river in the picture is lovely, and so is your little flowing poem.

    Cities were built near rivers. The river provides it with all the essentials: water,food, transport, power, recreation.

    If you grew up on the river,then it's in your heart and blood forever. Will you go to the city? what for? you've got almost everything you need on the river.

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  4. Sounds as though the river might be more amenable to your being , CHK !.
    Lovely image

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  5. Delightful poem. Ticks most of the boxes for me.

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