Top 100 Poems About: RIVER


In this page, poems on / about “river” are listed.
  • 1.
    Autumn River Song

    The moon shimmers in green water.
    White herons fly through the moonlight.

    The young man hears a girl gathering water-chestnuts: read more »

    Li Po
  • 2.
    The Man From Snowy River

    There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around
    That the colt from old Regret had got away,
    And had joined the wild bush horses - he was worth a thousand pound,
    So all the cracks had gathered to the fray. read more »

    Banjo Paterson
  • 3.
    To The River --

    Fair river! in thy bright, clear flow
    Of crystal, wandering water,
    Thou art an emblem of the glow
    Of beauty- the unhidden heart- read more »

    Edgar Allan Poe
  • 4.
    The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter

    After Li Po

    While my hair was still cut straight
    across my forehead read more »

    Ezra Pound
  • 5.
    The River

    I came from the sunny valleys
    And sought for the open sea,
    For I thought in its gray expanses
    My peace would come to me. read more »

    Sara Teasdale
  • 6.
    The River

    In my first sleep
    I came to the river
    And looked down
    Through the clear water - read more »

    Kathleen Jessie Raine
  • 7.
    The River Of Bees

    In a dream I returned to the river of bees
    Five orange trees by the bridge and
    Beside two mills my house
    Into whose courtyard a blind man followed read more »

    William Stanley Merwin
  • 8.
    The Singing River

    The river tumbles onwards to the sea,
    And rushes, racing over rocks and stones,
    And boulders, branches, pebbles, sand and scree,
    Singing so many melodies to me, read more »

    Ernestine Northover
  • 9.
    Koening Of The River

    Koening knew now there was no one on the river.
    Entering its brown mouth choking with lilies
    and curtained with midges, Koenig poled the shallop
    past the abandoned ferry and the ferry piles read more »

    Derek Walcott
  • 10.
    The Green River

    I know a green grass path that leaves the field,
    And like a running river, winds along
    Into a leafy wood where is no throng
    Of birds at noon-day, and no soft throats yield read more »

    Lord Alfred Douglas
  • 11.
    The River Of Rivers In Connecticut

    There is a great river this side of Stygia
    Before one comes to the first black cataracts
    And trees that lack the intelligence of trees. read more »

    Wallace Stevens
  • 12.
    River Of Life, The

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

    Thomas Campbell
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