River

Rating: 4.5

As all matter attracts matter
so does my body all I meet
and along the bank of night and day
ferries in freight of foreign dust
which is not the me
such as I am now.the stream
cannot migrate me across years
to my source but as I sledge
slope-driven I bid my time
to sneak out of this aquatic body
to let the voice-like nothing
speak to me, of me and mine.

Saturday, August 5, 2017
Topic(s) of this poem: life
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Elle Smith 18 August 2017

Very deep, excuse the choice of words. it is a very emotive topic, and I think you have captured that sense in the imagery used :)

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Michael Hopkins 09 August 2017

A very thoughtful poem full of symbolism. The circle goes around. Well done PH friend.

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An exciting piece, tale of river and life.Thanks for sharing.

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Uche Nwanze 08 August 2017

A fascinating poem worth reading over and over again. Thumbs up Peerbocus

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Isaac Maez 08 August 2017

a collage of thought....nice

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Pallab Chaudhury 08 June 2020

Flow through the river is a part of Water Cycle.... Nicely depicted the fact.... Thank you for sharing with us.

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Rose Marie Juan-austin 16 August 2019

A poem of great depth so beautifully written. I concur to the wonderful comments of the great Poet Akhtar Jawad. Onto my Poem List.

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Uche Nwanze 03 March 2019

Beautiful poem, dear poet

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Mahtab Bangalee 01 August 2018

excellent writings Sir- ferries in freight of foreign dust which is not the me such as I am now.the stream cannot migrate me across years to my source

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Akhtar Jawad 24 June 2018

The cycle of a river is just like the cycle of life. Clouds rise from the seas and rain, giving water to rivers and fall back in the seas to rise again as clouds. The question arises whether we shall get another life like the clouds? Who knows? So let us be peaceful in our beliefs.

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