Carola Hume

Germany, migrated to Australia as a child
Carola Hume
Germany, migrated to Australia as a child
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🐟...Rivers & Waterways...🐊

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Our planet's waterways and variety of natural contours are truly amazing,
From thin streamlets, meandering rivers, to wide outpouring ocean deltas.
Banks sculpted by the water's momentum from the mountains to the valleys,
Rivers flowing fast or slow, punctuated by magnificent cascading waterfalls.

Widening into lakes, or moulded into oxbows from horseshoe river bends,
And billabongs remnants from floods of the past, all remarkable features.
Not forgetting man-made canals built for transportation or flooding benefit,
Can see boats and barges in a variety of shapes and sizes, gliding past.

Bright and sunny days compels the water to shimmer, dance and dazzle,
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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Topic(s) of this poem: animals,birds,earth,fish,lakes,nature,rivers,water
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
I'm environmentally orientated (a greenie) , so development & nature, which often clash, always concerns me.
I hope you don't find my poem too long a read for you.

I've just edited the title by including an '&' between the two title words
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Jazib Kamalvi 13 February 2019

A good start with a nice poem, Carola. Read my poem Love and L u s t. Thanks.

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Carola Hume 14 February 2019

thanks jazib, for taking the time to stop by to read & comment.

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Carola Hume 07 December 2018

i edited the title including an '&' between the words... rivers - waterways

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Dr Antony Theodore 17 November 2018

From thin streamlets, meandering rivers, to wide outpouring ocean deltas. Banks sculpted by the water's momentum from the mountains to the valleys, Rivers flowing fast or slow, punctuated by magnificent cascading waterfalls. a beautiful poem praising the nature and its creator....... love this poem dear poetess. tony

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Carola Hume 17 November 2018

many thanks tony for stopping by to read & comment.: -) cheerio carola

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Carola Hume 17 November 2018

many thanks tony for stopping by to read & comment.: -) cheerio carola

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Chinedu Dike 14 November 2018

Sober thoughts brilliantly woven in a beautiful poem. A creative and compelling composition. Thanks for sharing Carola and do remain enriched.

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Carola Hume 17 November 2018

many thanks chinned for stopping by to read & comment. : -) cheerio carola

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