"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw
"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Monday, January 02, 2012

The River- Magpie Tales 98



River, Marina Moevs, 2005

Seemingly calm
The river seethes underneath
Invisible peril




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23 comments:

anthonynorth said...

So very true.

Taylor Boomer said...

love this, smiles.

Happy New Year.

Gerry Snape said...

So apt...well said!

Christine said...

Nice one

Monika said...

Makes the reader ponder over the hidden flashes of the nature. Calm river may be fuming underneath. wonderful!

Kay said...

yes, beware of what hides underneath..lovely write..x

Laurie Kolp said...

Yes, outside beauty can be deceiving.

thingy said...

Well said!

Semaphore said...

Still waters run deep

Mimi Foxmorton said...

Oooo.....unexpected!
That just gave me chills!

Beautiful!

Berowne said...

Short but very sweet...

JJ Roa Rodriguez said...

all are said... very well done! love it!

JJRod'z

ds said...

Yes, indeed. Thank you.

Margaret said...

This image certainly is luminescent ...

Lyn said...

I too felt the surface is too perfect..quite wary to stick a toe in this..

Brian Miller said...

it is that which we can not see inside that often carries the weight...nice take...

Helen said...

You wrote volumes in these few lines ...

Doctor FTSE said...

Thanks for sharing, Kathe, and a Very Happy New Year to you and yours

chiccoreal said...

Dear Kathe: Yes there is that "seemingly calm" that speaks of "peril". Very astute observation re; this river of Moevs.

Wayne Pitchko said...

ncely done.....thanks for sharing your words

Carrie Burtt said...

You are a wise woman Kathe....so much said in so little. Hope you have a lovely New Year! ;-)

Steve Isaak said...

Excellent, in its succinct tale-telling.

~T~ said...

"Seethes" is a great word. Nice!