River of Life

I spent the evening last night with friends, and I will be with friends tonight welcoming the new year. I think about all this last year has held, and all that the new year will bring in all of our lives. We have experienced wonderful, joyful days- weddings, births, honors, victories. We have weathered loss, disappointment, disease. When we are together, we talk about it all. We laugh, we remember, we resolve, we do life together. Today I celebrate friends (including family). I am so grateful to have them. Here is a short poem to celebrate:

River of Life

Conversation flows freely among friends
Punctuated with bursts of laughter,
Paused by moments of reflection…
A river of life.

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6 Responses to River of Life

  1. Loralee says:

    Friends are so precious.
    What a wonderful reflection…how you live life together…through joy and pain.

  2. Alice Nine says:

    Love your celebration poem. Its title leaped off the page at me because I attend a church called Rivers of Life. May you be a flowing river, bring life to all around you in 2017.

  3. carriegelson says:

    Lovely all around. Happy New Year!

  4. margaretsmn says:

    Happy New Year! Lovely poem about this river we sail.

  5. mayawoodall says:

    I love the your short poem gives the image of flowing friendship with laughter, talk, and reflection. Enjoy the new year.

  6. jarhartz says:

    Friends are a gift to have and to give to. Lucky you. Lucky them!

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