I Am Water

Another nice poem from member Eric Radcliffe

I am silent, gentle in flowing, caressing, soothing, calming.
I am hard as rock, wild and crashing, reckless in dashing, splashing, cascading

I am the rainbow, the snowflake, ever changing, inspiring, ever free
I am the storm, the spring shower 

I am the messenger in christening, the force in nature that helps her grow,  
the source of life.

I am the seas the oceans – I swoon to the moon as I ebb and flow

I am the calmness in the veil of the mist
I change storm clouds from black to grey to white, to blue, moving from imperfect to perfect

I am rain- hail- icicles- puddles- streams – seas and rivers, waterfalls too
I am the performer
I am the miracle of life.

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3 months ago

A lovely, life-affirming poem. My favorite line is “I am the calmness in the veil of the mist”. That special line seems to capture the mystery and dual nature of water. I like this poem very much!

Sandra James
2 months ago

Beautiful poem, Eric. Something to pause and reflect on instead of all the sad news around us at the moment. Thank you. It left me with a smile and a lovely positive feeling.

musing mind
2 months ago

Very lovely poem! It is very calming to read.

Culture Dragon
29 days ago

Hi Eric – I just listened to your poetry read by Voice club member Pragya Rathore, and I must say she did a great job recording. Her voice really accentuates your wonderful poem above, breathing even more life into this poem. Great work from both of you – keep writing and recording!

Pragya Rathore
29 days ago
Reply to  Culture Dragon

It means a lot to me to hear you say that, Culture Dragon 🙂 Thanks a ton!

Pragya Rathore
29 days ago
Reply to  Eric Radcliffe

It was a privilege to read your words, both for the mind and the soul. The way your words flow throughout the poem- well, I cannot help but compare it to the flawless motion of water. You did a great job with the onomatopoeia in the poem and the words roll right off the tongue, making it a pleasure to read aloud.

Carrie OLeary
21 days ago
Reply to  Pragya Rathore

I very much enjoyed your reading of the this beautiful poem Pragya. You brought Eric’s words to life.

Pragya Rathore
20 days ago
Reply to  Carrie OLeary

That makes me immeasurably delighted Carrie 🙂

Nimra Savanghan
29 days ago

Beautiful Poem!

Genya Johnson
21 days ago

Water gives us life. You have given water a new life, a new meaning. I absolutely loved this. The words flowed just like water does.

Carrie OLeary
21 days ago

Beautiful poem Eric. I particularly like the line ‘I swoon to the moon as I ebb and flow’

Emily O'Leary
20 days ago

This is a beautiful poem, Eric. Love the way it flows!

Christer Norrlof
20 days ago

Congratulations to a very well written poem, Eric. At the same time as it goes very deep, it gives a broad description of all the miraculous things water is and can do for us. The poem contains both mystery and everyday life.

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