Our Echo
Title, story type, location, year, person or writer
 
Add a Post
View Posts
Popular Posts
Hall of Fame
Projects
Visitors
Contests
Search

A JEWEL poem

Story ID:4848
Written by:Richard Laurent. Provencher (bio, contact, other stories)
Organization:Retired
Story type:Poem
Location:Truro Nova Scotia Canada
Year:2009
Person:Richard L. Provencher
View Comments (0)   |   Add a Comment Add a Comment   |   Print Print   |     |   Visitors
A Jewel

Amid a forest of green
Kennabi kingly rests,
and near his stately shore
the water floods,
gently licking its way
at the land,
and comes slap, slapping
at the Haliburton shore.

The tall wind-soaked trees
stand whispering still;
over low slung, pine-dotted ridges,
the rushing can be audibly heard,
of dancing water that slap, slaps
at the foam studded shore.

Richard L. Provencher 1967
(pub under Lawrence Reynolds)

first Published 1967 Young Publications
Golden Harvest Anthology
Appalachia, Virginia, USA