My childhood river

The weeds waving:
Green hair of river nymphs.
Clumps of reeds,
The heads of dreaming giants.
Clear water flowing,
A world of mystery.
Under the willow trees,
A hidden realm, where time runs differently.

Yvonne Aburrow
13 April, 2022. 8:12 am

(about the rivers Itchen and Test in Hampshire)

The River Test (CC-BY-SA,

Inspired by the phrase “childhood river” in:
Meditation at Lagunitas

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