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Images of a rivers flow, Flow a Poem by : Noel McGinnis

The Rivers flow 03
As Rivers flow
Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

FLOW

By : Noel McGinnis

Be as water is without friction. Flow around the edges of those
within your path. Surround
within your ever-moving
depths those who come to rest
there – enfold them, while never
for a moment holding on. Accept whatever distance others
are moved, within your flow.
Be with them gently, as far as
they allow your strength to take them, and fill with your own being
the remaining space when they are left behind.
When dropping down life’s rapids, froth and bubble into
fragments if you must,
knowing the one of you-now many
will just as many times be one again. And when
you’ve gone as far as you can go,
quietly await your next beginning.

6 responses

  1. Beautiful image, Nigel, and I love the poem. πŸ™‚

    January 15, 2014 at 12:23 pm

  2. Hello Sharon πŸ™‚

    Thank you , Very pleased that you liked both πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

    January 15, 2014 at 12:54 pm

  3. Beautiful Nigel!

    January 15, 2014 at 1:23 pm

  4. poppytump

    Unstoppable …. but yet you’ve managed it πŸ™‚
    Wonderful Nigel !

    January 17, 2014 at 8:04 am

  5. Beautiful image and words.

    January 21, 2014 at 7:02 am

    • Hello Anne πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      Thank you !!!

      Very pleased you liked this poem and post πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ !!!!

      January 23, 2014 at 10:14 am

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