Adelaide Rhead

(Durban, South Africa)

Water - Poem by Adelaide Rhead

Water still, water deep, how many secrets do you keep?
We look upon your surface calm, and feel the peace that is a balm.
Now the gentle stream runs faster, racing swiftly swiftly ---
Over boundless cataracts. Water -- share your energy with me.
As a big wide river flowing slowly to the sea,
It fills me with its strength. Love and peace now cover me.
Sunshine on the water fills everything with gold.
And silver from the moonbeams. Feel the joy you now behold.
Water in its many forms soothes the jangled nerves,
Isn't this a pleasure that everyone deserves?


Comments about Water by Adelaide Rhead

  • (2/25/2014 9:19:00 PM)


    Your poem makes one think. I really like the first line as it made me yearn for answers..
    Water still,
    Water deep,
    How many secrets do you keep?

    Your name for one,
    Tributaries flowing,
    Harts, Riet, Vaal joining;
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003



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