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The River So Calm

The river is so calm, flows with such great ease It does move, but only when there is a breeze I feel like taking a dip in the water But most people would wonder what’s the matter It seemed like a good idea for Sunday Knowing its Easter, its cold, I say no way I’m a little crazy, but not that insane I sure would not do something quite this inane The water still looks pristine and beautiful I still put my toes in the water, prideful It takes me aback, but I love the cool feel It makes me feel alive, and know that I’m real Someday soon I will go for a swim in here When it is warmer, the best time of the year
Russell Sivey

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  1. Date: 4/2/2013 9:58:00 AM
    Just go for it, Russell!...jump in!..haha. I enjoyed this one.

  1. Date: 3/31/2013 4:25:00 PM
    I hope that you enjoy that swim when the weather is warm..Enjoyed reading this one..The mouse was the pet in only my imagination..I did see the Calico Cat in town with the white mouse in its mouth..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 3/31/2013 4:04:00 PM
    love this, Russell - yes, I think I'd leave that swim till later too, lol

  1. Date: 3/31/2013 7:22:00 AM
    Autumn is coming here you are welcome to the summer lovely poem sincerely Jayne