2.28.2010

River of Life

 

I sit along the river
running as she goes
listening as she flows
music to the waters of my soul 


her spirit permeates
thoughts they do abate
I let her jolly dance
be my only song
stilling inner waters


it is in the light of the sun
rocks the river runs among
ice tinkling in the flow
mix of air that is quite rarefied

 

symphony surprise
complete romance
a mundane stance
perfect stage
inner divine dance
gives rise
~

Please visit OSI for poetry with the prompt: running

52 comments:

  1. Amazing photos and writing. This is such crystal clear water exposing wonderful color! So very nice, Tammie!

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  2. It really looks like having life..! Beautiful lively pictures!

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  3. The stones made me think of spawning salmon. Lovely, lovely post.

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  4. I like your photos and the narrative in between. The sound of the river flowing is truly music to our soul. Nice imagery too, for me.

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  5. Great words and awesome pictures. Yes, the waters can sing beautifully.

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  6. You make me enjoying freezing beauty!

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  7. These are some of the most interesting pattern-filled shots I've seen.....except I've seen you create them here before now as well. Love the verses....

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  8. Wonderful images. I love the colours of the rocks. They look like magic

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  9. I have never seen so many colored stones. Beautiful photography! I could hear the ripples flowing!

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  10. The River as Life is a fitting metaphor, Tammie, especially with those beautiful colored stones in the icy current. These last words in your final stanza perfectly describe Life:
    surprise
    romance
    stance
    stage
    dance
    rise

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  11. The music of these lines is soothing, beautiful.

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  12. Great sense of motion to this.

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  13. Lovely Tammie...the words just dance with the water. I never knew Montana could be so beautiful.

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  14. Tammie, you sing the river's song. These images show the strange shapes of the river's current. I think I could look at these photos many times, and keep seeing new things. Thank you, Tammie!

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  15. I enjoyed your poem-it had a refreshing quality.

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  16. More than a poem, this feels like music, like a spring song... and I love the accompanying images of the softening ice and clear water flowing over those brightly colored stones. Seems like a metaphor for the way we move out of all kinds of ice ages.

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  17. The colors of the stones are so vivid in that beautifully clear water.

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  18. Beautiful photos and words.

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  19. El río siempre habla.
    Estemos atentos a sus mensajes.

    Thank you

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  20. Wonderful photos and words! Very enlightening to see at the beginning of the week :)

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  21. Very very nice, I love all the fabulous colors.

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  22. I certainly hear the river flow as I read your words viewing the images! Great work!

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  23. beautiful pictures, stones, waters.
    Thanks for sharing your enchanted works..
    la Zia Artemisia

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  24. It's just Spring! An enchanting picture and a wonderful poem. I'm excited.

    Isabella

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  25. Dear Tammie--
    This felt like a running river! Tumbled and smoothed me out just a tiny bit...!

    Many thanks--

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  26. So magically inspiring, Tammie! xx

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  27. What lovely photos to go with your words. A perfect match!

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  28. Beautiful - I can almost hear the symphony in your pictures ...

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  29. Soon enough the water will flow freely, spring will be there!

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  30. Lovely response to the OSI prompt illustrated with beautiful photos. I've been so busy I've let the last few prompt slip by, but perhaps I'll get my time better organized soon.
    Hugs and blessings,

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  31. Perfect stage : I can see
    Inner divine dance: I can feel... along with you!

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  32. What a wonderful poem filled with such lovely thoughts. I love to sit and listen to a river running- one of my favorite sounds.

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  33. Gorgeous and refreshing!

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  34. What a beautiful, riveting, and amazing poem. Wonderfully written.

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  35. Wonderful captures. Very beautiful.

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  36. i just let myself carried away, the poem, the song, the water... beautiful

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  37. you always capture nature so beautifully!

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  38. Beautiful!!!Photos as well as poetry!!

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  39. Superb photos and stunning words. The flowing feel is both energetic and peaceful.

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  40. Somehow you were able to teach me what it is that I like about sitting by a brook. The music does quiet my inner talk. Wonderful!

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  41. Such beautiful images! And a wonderful blog. So glad you visited me today so that I could find your place in blogland. ~ Angela

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  42. fantabulous poem and the photos as well...

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  43. Wow...fantastic poem...and i mean it...

    Tammie it's so real...i love that sound of running water and the pictures that came with ur poem? Superb!

    Nature has so much wonder to offer...:)

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  44. after listening the river flowing nobody can remain indifferent...beautifully said...!!

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  45. the water pics are just wondrous. wow

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  46. Thank you for the beautiful poetry and photos, and your care...I'm in Swedish-winter-wonder-land to rest and get some new energy..someone dear passed away..life's strange..take care Love// eva

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  47. your words and the images were just perfect.

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  48. Love the icy rippling flow.

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  49. Equally brilliant in photography and words! ;>)

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  50. ...I really liked this poem...so beautiful, and the icy river photos are so cool. I love seeing the colored stones showing through,

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Warm greetings to you~

Thank you for visiting and also for sharing your thoughts and feelings. Seeing through your eyes and heart mean so much to me!

Tammie