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Susquehanna Poems

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The Voice of the Susquehanna
The word of the Lord spoke,
And from the depths, the mountains awoke.
Water burst forth, and the ground was torn.
It was then that I was born.

I journeyed south, following the mountain breeze.
And I made peace between the warring trees,
Between the oak...Read More
Categories: susquehanna, men, nature,
Form: Personification

The Erie Lackawanna
The Erie Lackawanna.
Was a friendly mamma! 
The friendly service route.
Ran across the Southern Tier of New York.
Then across the Susquehanna.
Choo Choo went the train.
Down along the lower part of the state.
The great flood of 72...
Caused a bankrupt attitude, to date.
Now...Read More
Categories: susquehanna, america, places, satire,
Form: ABC
Three Mile Island
This was the first of its kind in history.
However, nobody was killed here, thankfully.
We were just able to avoid a great catastrophe.
A nuclear power plant is situated in Pennsylvania.
It lies on an island on the river called Susquehanna.
Supplying electricity to...Read More
Categories: susquehanna, history, technology,
Form: Rhyme
The River
The Susquehanna
flows right through Luzerne County
that's where I grew up...Read More
Categories: susquehanna, child, home,
Form: Haiku
Gentle Creek
A gentle stream flows out of Glenburne pond,
north bound waters feed the Susquehanna.
Meandering highway six eleven,
through Dalton, Factoruville to Tunkhannock.

Timely announcements keep informing us,
"Beware!  Alert!   The dam may break!  Alert!"
From the rising depth of the little...Read More
Categories: susquehanna, natural disasterswater, water,
Form: Verse

I've Cut Off My Ear, Again
an unexpected and unwanted child
who should have had his own basket
to float down the Susquehanna
hopefully into loving arms
rather than to drown in tears of sorrow

yet even the worst tide 
holds a treasure
beneath its murky waters
for Love dwells 
even in the...Read More
Categories: susquehanna, angst, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
Can I ever return
Reborn, a Christian fallacy
dreams that have haunted me
left handed, what a shame
someone has to bear the blame

a teddy bear that never speaks
guards the child from attic squeaks
goulish figures of a mothers glow
a fallen angel I never did know

applesauce and mustard...Read More
Categories: susquehanna, childhood, imagination, life,
Form: Free verse