Top 100 Poems About: RIVER

In this page, poems on / about “river” are listed.
  • 1.
    The Negro Speaks Of Rivers

    I've known rivers:
    I've known rivers ancient as the world and older than the
    flow of human blood in human veins. read more »

    Langston Hughes
  • 2.
    Two Rivers

    Thy summer voice, Musketaquit,
    Repeats the music of the rain;
    But sweeter rivers pulsing flit read more »

    Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • 3.
    The River's Tale


    Twenty bridges from Tower to Kew-- read more »

    Rudyard Kipling
  • 4.
    To The River Charles

    River! that in silence windest
    Through the meadows, bright and free,
    Till at length thy rest thou findest
    In the bosom of the sea! read more »

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • 5.
    Low-Anchored Cloud

    Low-anchored cloud,
    Newfoundland air,
    Fountain-head and source of rivers,
    Dew-cloth, dream-drapery, read more »

    Henry David Thoreau
  • 6.
    To The River Yvette. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth)

    O lovely river of Yvette!
    O darling river! like a bride,
    Some dimpled, bashful, fair Lisette,
    Thou goest to wed the Orge's tide. read more »

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • 7.
    The River

    I came from the sunny valleys
    And sought for the open sea,
    For I thought in its gray expanses
    My peace would come to me. read more »

    Sara Teasdale
  • 8.
    To The River Rhone

    Thou Royal River, born of sun and shower
    In chambers purple with the Alpine glow,
    Wrapped in the spotless ermine of the snow read more »

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • 9.
    The Man From Snowy River

    There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around
    That the colt from old Regret had got away,
    And had joined the wild bush horses - he was worth a thousand pound,
    So all the cracks had gathered to the fray. read more »

    Banjo Paterson
  • 10.
    The Mississippi River

    Shadowed beneath those awful piles of stone,
    Where Liberty has found a Pisgah height,
    O'erlooking all the land she loves to bless, read more »

    Sarah Josepha Buell Hale
  • 11.
    The River Of Life

    The more we live, more brief appear
    Our life's succeeding stages;
    A day to childhood seems a year,
    And years like passing ages. read more »

    Thomas Campbell
  • 12.

    Razors pain you;
    Rivers are damp;
    Acids stain you;
    And drugs cause cramp. read more »

    Dorothy Parker