Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

Gold Star - 17,283 Points (17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

Thames! Beautiful Thames! - Poem by Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

Thames! Beautiful Thames!
Thames River arises at Gloucestershire,
flows thro' London, the capital of U.K;

Thames River is tidal in London
With a rise and fall of 7 meters,
The river is fed by more than 20 tributaries;

The Thames River which flows alongside
several other towns and cities -
Oxford, Reading, Henley-on-Thames,
Windsor, Kingston upon Thames and Richmond -
is beautiful;

Thames River has a total length of 215 mile,
River banks on either side are beautiful,
Pavement strolling stretch on either side
is beautiful;

Boats sailing in Thames river are beautiful,
Young women who sail in the boats are beautiful,
White swan pairs' which swim in the river are beautiful;

Watching swans from the bridge,
- which spans Reading and Caversham -
somersaulting to catch the fish
is still more exciting and beautiful!
Thames! Beautiful Thames!

Comments about Thames! Beautiful Thames! by Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

  • Dr.tony Brahmin (9/21/2015 2:19:00 AM)

    A beautiful praise of Thames. Those who have seen it will understand at once how beautifully you describe it.
    swan, pretty women. boats, fisher.. thank you.
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  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (8/20/2015 9:52:00 AM)

    I have not visited Thames river, if God wills, I feel visiting it. (Report) Reply

    Kanniappan Kanniappan (8/20/2015 10:18:00 AM)

    Thanks for your comment.

  • David Wood (8/7/2013 5:00:00 AM)

    I used to live near Windsor and my late wife and I used to walk along the Thames there. A lovely poem. (Report) Reply

    Kanniappan Kanniappan (8/20/2015 10:16:00 AM)

    Dera David Wood,
    I came to West Hounslow last year to visit my son's family and we visited Windsor Great Park also. I missed to see you.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 11, 2011

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