Question: What say to "Atchafalaya River" poem!?
Grumbling, perverse river!.!.!.slither straight on!.!.!.
Brown, brown, sniveling river-crone!.
Snatch up those drifting cypresses and hustle
Them haphazardly under bridge supports, to
Vanish into bayous even you have never
Watered!.!.!.muddy river hag!.
Rogue river-child, did you caper and cavort
With your trifles today!? Did you haul that
Half-sunk hulk down!? Down, down, so the
Perch can play!? Have you crumbled that rusty
Barge!? Searched that tug yet!.!.!.drowned it to
Travel far away to memory!.!.!.and fall apart,
Muttering russet river, you told the Sun who
You're going to meet, didn't you!.!.!.vile shrew!.
Maybe you wish to visit a brother, or sister!.
Perhaps a great, great grandmother!. Vied
And vying river!.!.!.you should stay home and
Gurgle to the trees!. Yes, old vixen, your cackle
Only proves the danger of greener pastures!.
Rambling tart, do not open the door to a
Stranger!. A stranger too powerful!.!.!.strutting a
Vimish spirit!. And potency!. Stay home!. Stay
In your bed!.!.!.alone!. Why do I still not trust you,
Who comes to meet you!.!.!.for you've changed!.!.!.
Harlot!. You are submissive, tranquil, today!.
Knowing!. You are still waiting for that stranger
To take you out of your ages-old home!. In spite
Of bolted and steel-barred restraints!.
What will you both take with you when you leave
To vanish!.!.!.changing to something else!.!.!.
Somewhere!. And you will see us again!.!.!.
Inconstant gypsy witch-river!. Www@QuestionHome@Com
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker:
Red she runs
Old River structures
Back pressure cooking
As Calumet relieves
All the way Down
Little Wax Lake
And she runs
Thanks so much E!. Hope you don't mind, you had me all the way at Simmesport coming for the ride!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
Brava! Bravissima! You've portrayed a very powerful witch of the swamps and bayous, with her wicked fingers of death and awful smells!. She's deceptive in her stillness!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
A friend of mine lost her sister during a major flood !.!.!.she was taken by the muddy waters and was later found miles away (by chance) within the debris!. Powerful!Www@QuestionHome@Com
Excellent !!!,,,,This is just as powerful as Mother Nature herself,,,,
Speaking of which,,,You and the crew be careful ok!?!?,,,Time to get out of dodge Www@QuestionHome@Com
You have described the Atchafalaya exactly!. I second the Bravas! Now get out before Gustav comes, please!.!.!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
This is very powerful E! Indeed the river has a power unmatched, and assume the form of it's host!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
Wonderful!. Nothing's more powerful than the whims of Mother Nature!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
A very strong shot! Now I need a cup of coffee!.Www@QuestionHome@Com