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The Rivers Edge

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The Rivers Edge

While sitting near the rivers edge
Enveloped in another tale 
Caught off guard by raw beauty 
Setting my pen off to set sail

As the sun glistens off the river
My reflection distorted above
Surrounded by natures jewels 
Enchanted by what I love

Contest: A River Runs Through It

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  1. Date: 8/31/2012 6:13:00 PM
    I love rivers and this was a wonderful entry for the contest.

  1. Date: 11/20/2011 6:45:00 PM
    good luck in the contest.

  1. Date: 11/5/2011 10:41:00 PM
    * “`Caught Off Guard By Raw Beauty.` * I Know Why This Verse Sent Blood Rushing Through * My Dear Sweet Beautiful Shannon * Twas The Very Same Reaction After Viewing Your Sweetened Treasures Churning, Churning Comments A Few Moments Ago * I Am Just Going to Say This * Thoughts of Your Amazing Beauty * Causes My Heart to Nearly Burst * Crazy, But You Are Just Sooo Beautiful Unto Myself * Beautiful Poem * My Luv, Always * `Your Sarah.`” *

  1. Date: 11/1/2011 2:30:00 PM
    Your words flowed just like the river Shannon, nice one. Good luck in the contest :)

  1. Date: 10/21/2011 4:51:00 PM
    i LOVE IT SHANNON ,, THE WAY YOU FOLLOW BEAUTY... I THINK WE CAN ALL FIND PEACE IN EACH RIVER BANK,, AND FOLLOW IT... ENJOYED,..P.D.

  1. Date: 7/5/2011 9:41:00 PM
    this was sure pretty, SHannon.

  1. Date: 6/29/2011 10:38:00 AM
    Sitting with a loved one by the rivers edge surrounded by natures gems. No better image for me, fine poem Shannon :)

  1. Date: 6/29/2011 2:23:00 AM
    i love it thnk you for a ift of a smile, and thenk you for read my work

  1. Date: 6/28/2011 6:35:00 PM
    this is beautiful nicely penned. cory

  1. Date: 6/28/2011 7:33:00 AM
    Sums up my feeelings for fishing Regards Ian F