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I Love Rivers

do you love rivers? 501 People

    Handing Over The Reins

    They say that a river never stops moving, That currents command the water's mission. So, who am I to be so disapproving? Did I expect it to cease at my transition? I liked the arrangement of the rocks at the edge, So I built us a home there at the base of a tree. And the words I...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 18 Responses Aug 12, 2012

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    The Crisp Sound Of Moving Water

    speaks to my soul. Time moves forward and backward. Matter is energy.  Nouns are composed of verbs.   When I was a child we sunk our canoe in the rapids.   Synchronicity Speaking back is my greatest, foolish desire.  Mother God won't allow it, until the day She and I drown...
    jimmyblue jimmyblue 41-45, M Aug 9, 2013

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    The Fascination Of Flowing Water

    I could look at rivers and listen to them all day. Whenever my journey takes me across one, especially if is new or unfamiliar, I try to get a look at it. Wide ones, narrow ones, deep and slow, narrow and fast-flowing - they are all compelling to me although my favourites are the...
    susanjay55 susanjay55 51-55, F 2 Responses May 9, 2013

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    Speak Quietly To Our Hearts

    We live quite close to a most beautiful river pathway, maintained by the government. It's paved for walking, and there are gardens and parks it passes through all the while being mostly surrounded by greenery & trees & other fertile plant life all the way miles and miles along a...
    TeaByCandlelight TeaByCandlelight 22-25, F Jul 11, 2013

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    To Be Healed By The Mississippi

    Now let us lay ourselves next to the raging water. May it not still our hearts. May it cause our souls to stir washing away the brokenness that is within us. Listen my child for the rivers flows ever changing as it passes our pain by. It is such bigger then it seems. Rushing past...
    misery22 misery22 36-40, F 2 Responses May 29, 2012

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    Following The River

    I have traveled many states, lived in many places. I seem to settle by a river. Most of my life i have followed the Ohio river through 3 states, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. When i stayed in Oregon, i was totally in awe with the Rogue river. It seems i am happiest when i am...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    watching the sky watching the birds watching

    the river the waves is something hard to define just can say it brings life in me heals the wounds of my heart
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 3

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    I Miss Healthy Rivers

    Time was any flowing river in north america and europe was clean and drinkable. the fact it was flowing kept it clean and fresh and it could usually be drank from from the river. Not so these days. I can't believe what humans have done to the world's water supply
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F Aug 22, 2009

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    RIVER Time

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    bethelplace bethelplace 51-55 2 Responses Apr 26, 2009

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    I almost always visit the river

    after my morning jogs. There is something about free flowing water that tranquilizes the psyche of oneself. It almost feels like the real world, the part that is calm and serene (not the one thats stressful & fast-paced) is right in front of you. i look for a smooth rock to sit...
    TheVisualist TheVisualist 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    My River

    I live along the border between the States and Canada, the river flows between 7 to 9 knots and is gorgeous. Its 5 short blocks away and always reminds me with it's smell that I am home.I grew up south of here and could smell the water, as a child and my family lived right on the...
    torturesbellies torturesbellies 46-50, F Dec 23, 2012

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    I Wish

    You would give up everything else for me.... I miss you deeply, you don't need anyone but me.. How do I know.. Because I love you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 21, 2012

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    Life Is Movement

    A very large portion of my childhood was lived out along the South Channel of the St. Clair River.  I recall being tightly bundled in an orange cotton life preserver, standing at the edge of the seawall, staring into the deep green swirling waters my mind captured by...
    juan1966 juan1966 46-50, M 6 Responses May 19, 2008

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    Tanecomo, Missouri

    My wife and I were enjoying a week at a cabin on Tanecomo. I was sitting watching the water go by, there had been lots of rain the week before, all the flood gates were open and water was flowing by rapidly. I was strumming my guitar and the two of us wrote a river song. It...
    jawsharp jawsharp 46-50, M Dec 16, 2008

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    rivers of myth

    thursday 8 september 2011 In addition to the connecticut river, beside which I live, I also have a strong fascination with some other rivers. mythical, mystical ones. the river styx, over which, according to the ancient greeks, the dead sailed to get to the underworld. charon was...
    sehnen sehnen 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2011

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    Some Existential Reflection About Loving Rivers

    I was just scrolling leisurely through the categories I belong to, wondering what I could write about next, when I came upon this one.  To me it's sort of a no-brainer.  I mean, who doesn't like to sit and relax beside a river, or any flowing body of water?  Doesn...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 31, 2010

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    The Ohio River

    I grew up, and now again live a long baseball throw from one of the major rivers of North America. As a kid, I used to love to go about eight miles upriver to watch the tows lock through the huge Mehldahl locks and dam there.
    HStoner HStoner 51-55, M 3 Responses Aug 11, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    So i figured i would post some of my recent experience about me and my son's 5 day wilderness trip this past week. We went to the pine barrens in nj. For those that never heard of...
    StarFallen StarFallen 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    When I die, don't bury me in the ground. Because after some time, you would be talk- ing to bones and an empty casket. That would be very saddening and boring at the same time...
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    There’s wood chip on the walls, There’s wood on the stove, You would if you could but you cannot I know, But I’m still yours alone. We’d lie on our backs, We’d lie on...
    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M Aug 22

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    The Righteous Brothers........Unchained Melody.....Whoa...My Love. My Darling. I've Hungered For Your Touch. Alone. Lonely Time. And Time Goes By So Slowly. And Time Can Do So Much...
    jon2403 jon2403 56-60, M 4 Responses Aug 3

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    Looking at the world from my rearview, Searching for an answer up high, Or is it all wasted time. Everything is crumbling around me, Feels like the ending of the times, Or is...
    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    This is not a poem. Neither it is a novel story or some sort of anecdote. This is a simply advice from the author to anyone who thinks that his or her life is not worth of living...
    Craney1 Craney1 31-35 Aug 18

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    Sam Smith-"Leave Your Lover Pack up and leave everything. Don't you see what I can bring? Can't keep this beating heart at bay. Set my midnight sorrow free. I will give you all of...
    anorganizedmess anorganizedmess 16-17, F Aug 10

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    LOVE this song!!! Mountain Of Love Johnny Rivers
    coffeeflavoredkisses coffeeflavoredkisses 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I Am What I Am #2 I am true. I may be a fake smile, but I am real. I have a real beating heart that loves until it is forced to hate. I admit that I do hate, even though it is...
    myusername22 myusername22 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    WILD GEESEby Mary OliverYou do not have to be good.You do not have to walk on your kneesfor a hundred miles through the desert repenting.You only have to let the soft animal of...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Walking through pathways, listening to the animals and birds.. Crunching leaves beneath my steps, soft rain or a down pour.. Sitting beneath a tree in the woods and writing in one...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 10 Responses Aug 5

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    I love looking at/taking pictures of nature - mountains, plants, rivers, ect. The cover image is a picture of the Rocky Mountains during rain. This is probably my favorite picture...
    kenzeyeah kenzeyeah 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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    I just found out that he's died. Crashed his tractor on the A1. They cut him out of it, then he died in hospital. He was 19. Once upon a time he was my light. The boy I became...
    ssssmills ssssmills 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I have become addicted to Francine Rivers. Anyone read her books?
    itsawish itsawish 22-25, F Aug 7

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    I have to work inside and I try to spend the rest of my time outside . Waterfalls ,rivers ,streams are my favorite
    Swaycd Swaycd 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I have lived pain, and my life can tell: I only deepen the wound of the world when I neglect to give thanks the heavy perfume of wild roses in early July and the song of crickets...
    attcia attcia 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    A perfect song for my kayaking adventure on the Three Rivers in downtown Pittsburgh this afternoon. Has to be in my Top 20 Greatest Songs...Come Sail Away. Happy Saturday everyone...
    hairitgoes hairitgoes 56-60, M Aug 16

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    The Legends of Hercules By: Deanna Jaxine Stinson, Author and Myth Researcher Haunted and Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Aug 18

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    For your previous 15 many years, Viking has hosted company around the worlds good rivers, getting them as a result of breathtaking landscapes to wonderful cities and charming...
    Jeffrybup Jeffrybup 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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     sed on double occupancy - airfares differ by day and departure town. Samples shown Here i will discuss determined by Boston DeparturesShe's happiest when eating spicy Thai...
    Rebekahumf Rebekahumf 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Antarctica would be the planet’s past untouched continent. Coming below, seeing the countless white landscape and hearing... Read through additional →This huge...
    Temple2516ja Temple2516ja 31-35, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I can relate to these stories. I'm glad I found this site because I've only have shared my first love story with just a few people and just bits and pieces of it. It's been 40...
    LoveinthisLife LoveinthisLife 51-55, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Some people say my love cannot be true Please believe me my love an ill show you I will give you those things you thought unreal The sun the moon the stars all bear my seal Oh...
    Smigger1970 Smigger1970 41-45, M 50 mins ago

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    "For the longest time, I guess I thought He didn't give a damn Hard to read, hard to please Yeah, that was my old man On the day I left for college It was nothing new We...
    countryboy96 countryboy96 16-17, M 8 hrs ago

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    I love rain. I don't care if I'm inside or outside. I love the feeling of rain falling on my face , I love its smell. And the sound it makes. I love watching raindrops falling down...
    Serenita Serenita 41-45, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    This experience is brought to you by birthdays. Not celebrating them, or the occasion itself. But how it's a unique identifier. About how it's a small tender piece of us and yet we...
    milesfromyou milesfromyou 31-35 2 Responses 54 mins ago

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    I remember analyzing this poem in a college English course. The professor wanted us to dissect this to death. Traumatizing really... As i find an appreciation for poetry I didn't...
    NeelraDorianGray NeelraDorianGray 31-35, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    the other day i was exhibiting for work at an exhibition . this old chinese man came up to me and asked to read my hand.  he said " you are very strong, frank woman. you have...
    Chulazon Chulazon 31-35, F 5 hrs ago

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    My MILF ex and Daughter (pics in album)- I recently dated a sweet, hot MILF named Heather. We used to go to school together where we first dated actually, and she had a bit of a...
    musashi1600 musashi1600 31-35, M 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I wish to be loved yes but I also wish to love a woman. For the past few days I've had a ache in my heart. This ache has consumed every ounce of me and I'm now longing to act on...
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 8 hrs ago

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    I'm listening to a love song normally listen to Rap and just because I love someone that done't know it Anyone can relate
    MilesMathers MilesMathers 13-15, M 8 hrs ago

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    I still love you and I always will in a sense. You're my first love, my first everything and you hold that tucked away. You're with her now and I couldn't be happier for you and I...
    sweetloaf sweetloaf 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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