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/c/cinematographytoday
 
Meet HAP videographer, drone pilot, philosopher, and young man about town, Rory Marion. 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 ...

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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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