Ernestine Northover

(25th March 1943)

This River

Reflections in the water, flowing,
Directions for the way, its knowing,
Connections with the breeze that’s blowing,
As this river travels on.

Confusion as the birds do flutter,
Intrusion and some shrews do scutter,
Profusion of flies, fish do splutter,
As this river travels on.

Creation of wealth there to be seen,
Location perfect, beauty serene,
Elation, sparkling aquamarine,
As this river travels on.

© Ernestine Northover

Submitted: Monday, February 23, 2009
Edited: Thursday, June 18, 2009

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  • Stephen Stirk (3/2/2009 7:07:00 AM)

    Abslotely beautiful. Nature painted so eloquently using words instead of brushes. A truly captivating piece, and I'm always biased towards rhymne
    Great work
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  • Duncan Wyllie (2/23/2009 2:41:00 PM)

    The rivers sings a beautiful song as it travels ever on, such wonder in the sights and colours

    A lovely serene piece of writing by you again Ernestine


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