I Love Rivers

do you love rivers? 513 People

    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

    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

    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
    51-55, F
    17 Responses Aug 12, 2012

    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
    1 Response Aug 11, 2012

    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
    26-30, F
    Jul 11, 2013

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Aug 31, 2010

    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

    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, 2014

    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

    I lived on a river for five years,

    a high mountain river. My home was 10 miles downriver from the headwaters, the place where this mighty river began. As it flowed past my home, I wondered about the places it went and the people it would go by as it made it's way from 10,000 ft above sea level to the Gulf of...
    lostit77 lostit77
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jun 14, 2015

    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

    RIVER Time

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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 26, 2009
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