Willamette River Expressions

ANOTHER WORLD

April 26, 2018
 
by Madalynn Abraham
 
The water as beautiful as gold
Riffling the bright sunlight
When I touch the cold sparkly water I feel a sense of relaxation
As I walk upstream I see more and more of the world's natural beauty
But while I walk upstream the natural beauty turns into a different world
A new world,
An untouched world
Where everything is greener,
the birds are singing a beautiful tune that lasted ...

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LISTENING TO A STREAM IN THE FOREST

March 19, 2018

by Abigail Rogson

 

Rippling slowly, 

moving through the forset.

I wonder what it's like to be water,

in a stream, moving through a forest.

It was at that moment

I realized

There is peace and good in all of us.



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WALKING ALONG THE RIVER

February 11, 2018
by Aidan Pratt
I see the tourists, taking a pictures,
Always coming ever closer,
Seeing my current go ever quicker,
They come near seeking closure,
Sometimes there’s boats, exploring the water,
Sometimes there's divers, diving deep,  
Sometimes on the edge, I can see walkers,     
Peaceful I can be, beware however the drop off may be steep.
All of my Positives, and all of danger, 
All ...

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Honoring our Rivers

December 4, 2017

River in a Canyon

By Ethan Berkson-Klaur

 

Lightning striking the ground

A storm rolling in

Plant dying forever

A path going to heaven

Big craters in the ground

Shadows of the clouds

One string of life among the world

A blank landscape filled with beauty

Darkness overwhelming



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Honoring Our Rivers

November 3, 2017
LISTENING TO A STREAM OF WATER IN THE FOREST
By Abigail Rogson

 
Rippling slowly,
moving through the forest.
I wonder what it's like to be water
in a stream, moving through the forest.
It was at that very moment
I realize
There is peace and goodness in all of us.
 
The poem and artwork were originally submitted to Honoring Our Rivers: ...

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HAPpy People: Rory Marion

April 14, 2017
HAPpy People: Rory Marion
Check out Rory's YouTube channel here:
YouTube.com/RoryMarion
 
Meet HAP videographer, drone pilot, philosopher, and young man about town, Rory. Who is this 13-year old you may have heard about? If you’ve been following HAP’s FB page you’ve seen his work—fun videos of River Huggers with traces of animation and music—delightful displays of the ...

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Honoring Our Rivers poem

November 5, 2016

 

 

From the 2016 Honoring Our Rivers Anthology:

 

Free Water

By Alex Rawls, grade 3

 

Water is flowing freely,

Water chooses its own path,

separate from the rest.

Bubbling, bouncing,

carving canyons,

falling in silence.



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