Faith Elizabeth Brigham

Rookie (May 14,1953 / Pittsburgh, PA)

Flooding River - Poem by Faith Elizabeth Brigham

forbidden waters
makes one weak
a drowning man
knows no peace
flooding river
winding down
like a warden
grants no release

flooding river
gonna take my home
leave me
naked and alone
mean old river
so unkind
shows no mercy
leaves nothin' behind

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 4, 2004

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