Treasure Island

jackie compton


Life is a River


Life is a river.
Sometime it over flows.
Sometimes it will dry up.
It will meander through time.
Life is a river.
Sometime it will flow rapidly.
Sometime it will flow slowly.
But it will always run to its end somewhere in time

Submitted: Thursday, July 03, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Topic(s): life

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Life is a River by jackie compton )

Enter the verification code :

  • Colleen Courtney (7/10/2014 10:49:00 AM)

    This is wonderful. Love the idea of the river as a metaphor of life. Love the fact that it is a easily read poem to memorize and recite to others. Going on my list of favorites! Thanks for sharing! (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. My Champion, Lanno Chiipira
  2. Part of me, Lanno Chiipira
  3. Hope, Lanno Chiipira
  4. To Jean Redpath, mary douglas
  5. Do I?, Jamie Fox
  6. This life, Lanno Chiipira
  7. Earthquake, Richard Provencher
  8. For Jean Redpath, mary douglas
  9. Give Up the Black, Steven Rhoads
  10. 3 Missed calls, Lanno Chiipira

Poem of the Day

poet Emily Dickinson

70

"Arcturus" is his other name—
I'd rather call him "Star."
It's very mean of Science
To go and interfere!

I slew a worm the other day—
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Kenneth Allott

 
[Hata Bildir]