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Monday, September 27, 2010


by Kim Doyle

River of thought,
river of rhyme,
river of time and emotion.

River of sound.
river that bounds and binds,
river at flood stage.

Take a page from a book
and float it down, it shines
like sunlight on water.

Too bright to look,
send the ashes,
that's all it took.

River in a hurry,
flowing, without worry,
rushing to the sea.

River rolling past me
and the Capital of idiocy.

Kim Doyle sits on the banks of the Potomac River in a small town just far enough away from any blast zones.