Treasure Island

Nate Flying Owl

(01/07/88 / Milwaukie, OR)

Soft Spray


As gravity pulls river water down
A huge explosion of sound reverberates
And I feel the falling of the water
As if I was a part of the river

As the water glides over the high cliff
I strain to listen to ev'ry sound made
Expecting some profound revelation
To hear the words of God in the water

As the waterfall plunges to the earth
Releasing a soft spray that kisses me
I listen to the din of the water
Hoping to hear the lessons of nature

As I stand here listening to the roar
Of the waterfall moving before me
I also hear the peace surrounding me
Easing the chaos that torments my soul

As the soft spray kisses me, I simply
Relax and enjoy the calm of nature.

Submitted: Friday, December 18, 2009

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  • Mimi Fakhira (1/13/2010 8:32:00 AM)

    Calmness has captured my mind, and I drift into a dream that emerges from within you... I really like this one :) (Report) Reply

  • Obinna Eruchie (1/13/2010 7:55:00 AM)

    The rushing down of the waterfalls foams to release a soft spray touching you. The poem has a natural feeling to it with lovely description. Good work! (Report) Reply

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