gershon hepner

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Reflections - Poem by gershon hepner

What is lovelier than a tree?
Its reflection in the water.
That’s what some observers see
in reflection by a daughter
of a mother. Both beloved
bask in one another’s glory,
though young people tend to covet
sequels, I praise prequels’ glory.

Inspired by Linda’s comment to me when, in in Č esky Krumlov, she showed me a photograph of a reflection of a tree in the Vltava River which I had taken while, rowing down this river with her. Her response to my poem was this poem:

Something lovelier than a tree
is the thought upon it. Boating.
down the river Vlaty, he
wrote a poem, idly floating.
In the drifting, idly she
commented on deep reflections
in the ripples; meanwhile he
added to his versed collections

7/27/07

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  • (7/27/2007 8:50:00 PM)


    ur poem is really touching, it went straight to my soul (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, July 27, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, March 25, 2011


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