Racing The River, a Poem by Lesley Debacco

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Thank you to Lesley Debacco, for your poetry contribution to The Paperback Writer!

Racing the River

By Lesley Debacco

I race against the flowing water,

Mother Nature’s mysterious daughter.

Gentle ripples but dangers curves,

Can make the bravest person lose their nerve.

Running along the river,

Gives a strange feeling…a shiver.

The river flows with truth that many overlook.

Others ignore the calling of the brook.

So as I race against the river wide,

I know I can always challenge the water and its tide.

Darting among the rapids white.

The race gets tight.

As I reach the cascade and the water falls,

The race ends for now until…once again the river calls.

 

If you love this poem, read The Paperback Writer’s interview with Lesley Debacco!

https://paperbackwriterlife.wordpress.com/2016/02/01/jacqueline-woods-interviews-fellow-aspiring-novelist-lesley-debacco/

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