Thomas Campbell
Glasgow / Scotland
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The River Of Life

Rating: 3.5
The more we live, more brief appear
Our life's succeeding stages;
A day to childhood seems a year,
And years like passing ages.

The gladsome current of our youth,
Ere passion yet disorders,
Steals lingering like a river smooth
Along its grassy borders.
But as the careworn cheek grows wan,
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COMMENTS
Janet Redmon 07 March 2018
This man obviously suffered from depression. There is always something to be grateful for. Like waking up every day...
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Shankaran Kutty 24 February 2016
Awesome, Deep philosophy said in powerful words. Perhaps the best poem of the poet, for me.
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