William Richards

The River

I am haunted by the river.
It courses through my veins,
washing all my thoughts and hopes away,
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Topic(s) of this poem: tragedy

Form: Free Verse


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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Memory of the last night with a lover, concluding in a car crash

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Comments about The River by William Richards

  • Kim BarneyKim Barney (12/4/2016 4:24:00 PM)

    Nice touch, to end the poem with same line as you started. Intriguing poem. This appears to be the first one that you have posted on this site, so welcome to Poem Hunter!

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    Will Richards(12/4/2016 11:04:00 PM)

    Thanks, it is my first on here. perhaps you might prefer intrigue, in which case, read no further! This memory was about a car crash into a river, with the poet being the sole survivor

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