Top 100 Poems About: RIVER

In this page, poems on / about “river” are listed.

  • 25.

    I’LL be an otter, and I’ll let you swim
    A mate beside me; we will venture down
    A deep, dark river, when the sky above
    Is shut of the sun; spoilers are we, read more »

    Padraic Colum
  • 26.
    River And Sea

    Under the light of the silver moon
    We two sat, when our hearts were young;
    The night was warm with the breath of June,
    And loud from the meadow the cricket sung, read more »

    Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • 27.

    Toward even when the day leans down,
    To kiss the upturned face of night,
    Out just beyond the loud-voiced town
    I know a spot of calm delight. read more »

    Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • 28.
    To The River Otter

    Dear native brook! wild streamlet of the West!
    How many various-fated years have passed,
    What happy and what mournful hours, since last
    I skimmed the smooth thin stone along thy breast, read more »

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • 29.
    Alone, Looking For Blossoms Along The River

    The sorrow of riverside blossoms inexplicable,
    And nowhere to complain -- I've gone half crazy.
    I look up our southern neighbor. But my friend in wine
    Gone ten days drinking. I find only an empty bed. read more »

    Du Fu
  • 30.
    The Town Down By The River


    Said the Watcher by the Way
    To the young and the unladen, read more »

    Edwin Arlington Robinson
  • 31.
    Valedictory Sonnet To The River Duddon

    I THOUGHT of Thee, my partner and my guide,
       As being pass'd away.--Vain sympathies!
       For, backward, Duddon! as I cast my eyes,
    I see what was, and is, and will abide; read more »

    William Wordsworth
  • 32.
    Sunday Up The River

    MY love o'er the water bends dreaming;
       It glideth and glideth away:
    She sees there her own beauty, gleaming
       Through shadow and ripple and spray. read more »

    James Thomson
  • 33.
    Inscription 03 - For A Cavern That Overlooks The River Avon

    Enter this cavern Stranger! the ascent
    Is long and steep and toilsome; here awhile
    Thou mayest repose thee, from the noontide heat
    O'ercanopied by this arch'd rock that strikes read more »

    Robert Southey
  • 34.
    Eastern River

    Do not look for the stones
    in water above the mud,
    the boat is gone.
    No longer with nets and baskets read more »

    Peter Huchel
  • 35.
    Reedy River

    Ten miles down Reedy River
    A pool of water lies,
    And all the year it mirrors
    The changes in the skies, read more »

    Henry Lawson
  • 36.
    . Time Is Not A River

    Time is not a river
    Nor a ticking clock
    Nor an hourglass read more »

    Mary Havran
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