Treasure Island

Kelly Zion

(11/27/1994)

River To Share


I borrowed your river,
I hope you don't care
but the river is big enough
for all of us to share.

A lot of little homes
fit along the shore
a lot of little boats
float in the river.

See, we can all share the river;
I can just move my trailer by our home
and we can all go where the river goes
or maybe we'll all just live on boats.

'Cause there's plenty of room for everyone
and when the summer gets nice we can bask in the sun
or swing in a hammock like we don't have a care
because we love our river, our river to share.

Yeah, we don't mind sharing this river, our home
'cause we're all family, don't you know?
And this river has given us all happiness
so let's share our river, like friends share a kiss.

Because we're family, don't you know?
And this river will always be all of our home.

Submitted: Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 23, 2013

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

What do you think this poem is about?



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?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem is dedicated to Alan Jackson, who first got me to love the Chattahoochee (but I'm sure he doesn't mind sharing it) and who first got me into Country music. Thanks for the blessing.

Comments about this poem (River To Share by Kelly Zion )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Spreading, Aparna Chatterjee
  2. To The Milking Gone, Julian Mann
  3. No Regrets, Nancy Cullen
  4. Dark Days, micheal john
  5. Out Of Philosophy, Edward Kofi Louis
  6. Mind of a man, kedar thapa
  7. রাজা ভাবতে বসেছে, Ashraful Alam Shikder
  8. The Ripples Of Hope, Ruma Chaudhuri
  9. রাজা ভাবতে বসেছে, Ashraful Alam Shikder
  10. রাজা ভাবতে বসেছে, Ashraful Alam Shikder

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Louis Stevenson

It is very nice to think
The world is full of meat and drink,
With little children saying grace
In every Christian kind of place.... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Amy Lowell

 

Trending Poems

  1. The Prison Cell, Mahmoud Darwish
  2. A Thought, Robert Louis Stevenson
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  5. Long Distance II, Tony Harrison
  6. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  7. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  8. On the Ning Nang Nong, Spike Milligan
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. Warning, Jenny Joseph

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]