"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

Sunday, May 06, 2012

Magpie 115-


image: River Irwell by R.A.D. Stainforth


Reminds
Inner
Vagabond
Ever
Rippling
~~~~~~~

24 comments:

Mimi Foxmorton said...

Perfect! My inner RIVER is all about the vagabond! :)

zongrik said...

nice acrostic

the riverz

Stephen Hayes said...

You've managed to get quite a bit of meaning into very few words. Nicely done.

Quotes,Photos and a little Poetry said...

It's good to wonder and dream sometimes and picking lovely debris:) along the way.
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rel said...

Hi Kathe,
No blues for this river rat... Just reading the ripples. :)

Funny, just yesterday I was contemplating starting another blog titled; vagaries of a vagabond.

You piece says "The adventures of Huckleberry Finn to me.

rel

Christine said...

drifting is the best part of summer, reminds me of my days out on the Lake

Susan Lindquist said...

... a happy vagabond I'd be to be slipping along that river!

Paige + Shauna said...

...ever rippling -yes.

Brian Miller said...

ha i will always be a rolling vagabond...nice acrostic...smiles.

Karen S. said...

I surrender to such strong words!

Rinkly Rimes said...

I love a good acrostic and 'ever rippling' tells the tale.

Sue said...

Deftly done.

=)

Tess Kincaid said...

Nice acrostic...

Bee's Blog said...

Very well done.

Helen said...

Form and poem ~ neat!!

Tumblewords: said...

Vagabond - a wonderful vision for the footloose! :) I love it.

Kutamun said...

Plenty of movement there, Kath

kaykuala said...

A little here, a little there. But it sets thinking!

Hank

Linda said...

In five simple words you have captured the spirit and essence of the river. I love the 'rippling' which continues this poem eternally. Very snappy repartee, today Kathe. Thanks for sharing this. =D

Jinksy said...

I'd drift on your ripples, anyday...

thingy said...

You have captured it! Wonderful. : )

Berowne said...

You expressed a lot in very few words...

ninotaziz said...

Rippling, for sure!

Carrie Burtt said...

Well spoken ripples Kathe! Love this! :-)