River Poems | Poems About Rivers

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tributary, estuary, stream, run, creek, brook, rivulet, course, watercourse, branch, rill, beck, runnel,

List of River Poems

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Premium Member Poem Kiss of Silence vaso, arthur Quatrain art, december, destiny, philosophy, river, silence, water,
Premium Member Poem The River Rock Tripp, Rhoda Pantoum beach, environment, imagery, innocence, river, solitude,
The Strid Johnson, Rose Blank verse river,
Rupsa is the name of a river Chattopadhyay, Somdev Personification bangla, first love, lost, river, romantic, woman,
A Voice Within Jackson, The Heart Of ABC river, silence, spiritual, words,
Premium Member Poem At Montmorency Falls Woodward Dorff, Diane Free verse river, travel, water,
Premium Member Poem The Raging River Sands, Heidi Rhyme river, storm,
River and Valley Welsh, Elena Free verse longing, lust, nature, river, romance, sensual,
River-Driver Blues Welch, David Rhyme history, loss, lyric, men, river, work,
Premium Member Poem Arunansu CRESSWELL, PATRICIA Free verse river,
LET PEACE PREVAIL Talbot, Mick Haibun confusion, earth, hope, political, river, words, world,
A River Streams Straight Through Her Marine, Aqua Alliteration change, imagery, poetess, poetry, river,
Pantoum From Your Jingles Gupta, Probir Pantoum desire, heart, poetry, river, smile,
Cajun Pride taylor, R. e. Free verse river,
World Cruise Gupta, Probir Acrostic emotions, horse, metaphor, river, rose, world,
HOME CALLING Das, Parimal Kumar Free verse river,
Proven Deed Raghava, Venkatesh Free verse happiness, imagery, mountains, nature, river,
My vagabond drifting wood Sinha-Roy, Subimal Verse river, tree,
Premium Member Poem I've Got The River Connell, Carol Lyric bible, jesus, joy, peace, river, spiritual,
In the Mirror - for the contest Mirror Mirror Gupta, Probir Verse child, girl, green, image, river, sun,
Premium Member Poem The Mystic bridge 21ST Sept 2017 IMAGE ME A POEM Hawkins, Craig Rhyme river,
Premium Member Poem Rivers of Degrading Memory Dillenbeck, Gerald Political Verse age, earth, environment, family, river,
Premium Member Poem Foot upon Foot of Flesh on Flesh Vacek, Michael Personification bullying, green, imagery, riddle, river, wine,
Awakening from the illusions dreams, river I do not know? river,
The Silhouette Gupta, Probir Free verse beauty, boat, creation, goodbye, river,
Virginia Jimenez, Julia Quatrain river, sorrow, suicide,
Sky the Truth Mukhopadhyay, Aju Prose Poetry river,
At the river bank, Il Pleut, Sky the Truth, Environmentally Yours Mukhopadhyay, Aju Prose Poetry river,
Breakfast Schumacker, Earl Haiku adventure, food, image, nature, river,
Premium Member Poem Old River Trail Rodeheaver , Julie Leigh Free verse beautiful, beauty, imagery, river, travel, writing,
RIPPLES Dutta, Anisha Dodoitsu river,
Premium Member Poem Sunset Over the St Johns Rodeheaver , Julie Leigh Free verse beautiful, beauty, imagery, river, sunset, travel,
Premium Member Poem Shimmering River Rodeheaver , Julie Leigh Free verse beautiful, beauty, imagery, river, water,
Premium Member Poem Covert Opportunities Neumann, Kai Michael Free verse river,
Someone Passed Here Tonight Foss, Dennis Free verse absence, bereavement, brother, death, river,
Premium Member Poem Ship Shape pachecho, connie Monoku river, romance,
Premium Member Poem Spanning the River Lane, Lin Personification river,
FLUTTER BY, FLAGON DRY Lawson, Julian Free verse river, sun, water,
The Covered Bridge Spencer, Jeffrey Free verse river, romance, solitude,
Waterways Moved James, Jamala Bio confusion, journey, leaving, meaningful, river, word play,
Tangled As Roots Schiavina, Frances Tanka river,
A weeping Willow tree De Beaulieu, Darlene Free verse river, storm, tree, water,
Premium Member Poem Eight word challenge-Black Bears Hunt pachecho, connie Free verse river,
Premium Member Poem Waterway Pett, Roy Fibonacci river,
Premium Member Poem Serenity Stream Warrior, Winged Rhyme river,
The Boat At The Dock Everett, Hannah Couplet boat, child, confusion, river,
My Father Instilled Behm, Kurt Philip Rhyme river, spiritual,
Premium Member Poem delta queenie tekai, taai Monoku river,
Love is Actually a River Sinha-Roy, Subimal Rispetto heartbreak, lost love, river,
Mr, Sandman De Beaulieu, Darlene Free verse dream, imagery, me, nature, river,
Alone On The Bridge Jennings, Rightly Lyric age, courage, growth, loneliness, river,
Premium Member Poem Let Your River Flow Michael, Arturo Lyric inspirational, life, motivation, river, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem My Landscape Painting Shaw, Kevin Rhyme river, summer, water, words,
Premium Member Poem And Heaven Weeps Hsi, Thomas Free verse encouraging, god, nature, river,
Premium Member Poem A Peaceful Fountain Gi-Sa, Bic Light Poetry appreciation, journey, peace, river, water,
Umbrella Shadow Fog Schumacker, Earl Free verse appreciation, image, life, memory, river,
The Lonely Fisherman Martin-Byrne, Sean Dramatic monologue character, discrimination, garden, river,
I JASMINE PLANT Dutta, Anisha Dramatic monologue river, tree,
Premium Member Poem The river and I Sands, Heidi Rhyme river,
On the River's Edge Waters, Michelle I do not know? blessing, creation, destiny, growth, river, water, writing,
Molecular Jesus Schumacker, Earl Free verse age, god, mountains, religion, river, science, snow,
Drops like dew from sky nair, sadashivan Prose Poetry beauty, rain, rainbow, river, romantic,
Premium Member Poem Revolving Rivers Dillenbeck, Gerald Political Verse earth, health, integrity, nature, river, science,
A ZEN MOMENT IN THE MOUNTAINS Evans, Greg Free verse nature, night, nostalgia, river, silence, solitude, wine,
She Runs Jordan, Ken Rhyme river,
Premium Member Poem Underground Rivers Dillenbeck, Gerald Prose Poetry earth, environment, health, integrity, river,
Premium Member Poem Romantic Waters Marcum Wong, Connie Free verse river, romantic, water,
LETTER TO ANKOBRA MICHAEL, ASIEDU Personification africa, nature, pollution, river,
Premium Member Poem Mountaintop Lake Lost Anderson, John Rhyme beautiful, lost, mountains, river,
In The Valley Schumacker, Earl Free verse absence, image, memory, rain, river,
One Drop Dew, Pin Epigram death, deep, life, philosophy, river, sea, spiritual,
Premium Member Poem The spring rains were relentless Krampe, Agnes Free verse river,
Premium Member Poem Like a Mighty River Butler, Betty Rhyme river,
Free to Meander Callus, Paul Monorhyme river,
Premium Member Poem Snaky Meander Lilt Anderson, John Monorhyme river,
Premium Member Poem Can I Dig Deep White, Darren Blank verse river, sleep, suicide,
Premium Member Poem The Naked Truth vaso, arthur Free verse art, crazy, fishing, funny, river,
meyla bajantri, jagdish Ghazal river,
As Rivers Fall Pasky, Forrest Free verse inspiration, introspection, motivation, nature, river, water,
Knolls Gupta, Probir Verse river,
Premium Member Poem WHITHER Strand, Brian Cinqku river,
The wolf pt:2 Rose, Amber Light Poetry dark, desire, emotions, imagination, river,
Premium Member Poem Gentle Ripples May, Joseph Verse river,
Premium Member Poem A Second Stream Simmonds, Rita A. Free verse i miss you, loss, river, sad, water,
Premium Member Poem River Line Jennings, CayCay Verse river,
Premium Member Poem Serpentine Waters Pinet, Emile Verse beautiful, fishing, imagery, imagination, river,
Premium Member Poem At Play on a Moonlit River Devonshire, Carolyn Free verse river,
Premium Member Poem Ever Mindful Lamoureux, Richard Verse river,
Premium Member Poem River Story Thompson, Janis Verse river, sunset,
On the river named the sky Lyrewing, Serge Lyric dream, emotions, feelings, hope, river, sky, sun,
Premium Member Poem the easy way tekai, taai Verse river,
Premium Member Poem His day on the river cutting board pachecho, connie Verse river,
Premium Member Poem WHAT THE EYE SEES THE HEART CANNOT FORGET Roper, Eve Free verse river, romance,
Premium Member Poem Mortar and Water Ward, Julia Verse river,
Premium Member Poem Hillside Stream in Early March Alexander, Deborah Free verse march, mountains, nature, river, seasons, spring, water,
Premium Member Poem Drifting Dietrich, Andrea Verse river,
Indian Ocean Hirsch , Arianne Free verse river, youth,
Premium Member Poem River Lines Hidden Within Anderson, John Free verse river,
The River Line Jameson, Sam Verse river,
RIVER LINE Dutta, Anisha Light Poetry river,