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Can't wait to meet the Sea

Rushing down the mountains
It jumps with glee
Can’t wait to meet the sea

Winds through the mountains
Forests, valleys and greens
Fishes and insects sail along
Feeds Animals and Birds with joy

Its color matches the sky
Pure and virgin
Rushes through the land of man
Can’t wait to meet the sea

Man calls it river
Makes it flow like gutter
The sky is polluted
The river matches the sky

Slows down the river
Misused and abused
Where is the sea?

It hits upon a wall
It leaps upon and peeps
The other side, dry and barren
Far away rests the sea

Waits for the walls to open
Feeds the parched lands with bliss
Winds down the offered path
Can it meet the sea?

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010

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Date: 12/4/2010 6:25:00 PM
Congrats on having your poem being featured on the Poetry Soup home page this week. Please keep your creative caps on, let your poetry pen keep painting your poetry pads with colors of creativity. Thanks for sharing this with us and have a wonderful week ahead. Love always, Adeleke
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Date: 12/3/2010 10:19:00 PM
I love the personalization of the river that you've done here Suresh. Who'da thought that the river would have such deep and wide emotions? Bliss, joy, urgency, patience and impatience, curiosity...a wonderful read giving a whole new perspective of the various ways Mother Nature shows up and expresses herself. Beautifully done.
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Date: 12/1/2010 7:24:00 PM
very apt on putting the moment and feeling for this work Suresh. I enjoyed too 'That Drop From The Sky', thanks for stooping by :D
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Date: 11/29/2010 7:03:00 AM
A well deserved featured poem you have here Suresh. May you have many more. Love, Carol
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Date: 11/25/2010 3:44:00 AM
Thnx Suresh for visiting my work "Die as if lived forever" and leaving encouraging comments.... ....Luv/best wishes..... Hitendra Mehta
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Date: 11/24/2010 1:18:00 PM
What a very interesting question you post at the end of your poem, Suresh-- how sad indeed that we create these walls-- I like how this can also be a metaphor-- very compelling read, Suresh -- nikko :)
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Date: 11/22/2010 10:12:00 PM
well, gosh, that poor river. I hope it can meet the sea. A nice poem for the environment and thanks for reading my poetry. LUv, Andrea
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Date: 11/22/2010 11:43:00 AM
Suresh, we share a love for the sea and you described the exhilerating feeling it brings to us so well in this poem! Best wishes for a great holiday season, my friend. Maybe someday I'll see you on a beach if I ever get to the UK. Love, Carolyn
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Date: 11/22/2010 9:53:00 AM
Longing to be home where it belongs but it is ever a cycle that goes on and on..Beautiful rivers of life...Sara
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