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The Flow of Life
by Padre Scott West
Thursday, June 02, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Looking back I see my life in terms of the Colorado River, sometimes serene at other times turbulent, affected by aridity too

The river goes downstream;
sometimes in green rivulets of peace;
                      Sometimes with loud roaring rapids,

The river of life dries up too,
        societies aridity sucks the life out of it like a hot desert day

Unexpected showers, River comes back to life, gurgling;
      Bringing my arid soul back;
             like the desert, whose beauty springs forward in hours:

Beauty unexpected, rich in red and yellow -
like the soul that finds richness and sustenance in the world.

The river of life is sometimes cruel, painful,
        sometimes overflowing with joy,
Always alive.

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Reviewed by Chip Bergeron 6/9/2011
Sometimes the river only looks dry, Scott.
Sometimes the heat and wind have just driven it underground
And still it flows.

Chip Bergeron
Reviewed by John Flanagan 6/3/2011
Well chosen metaphor, Monsignor,
ebbs, flows, rushes, dry spells...
all that a life is spiritually,
physically, aesthetically, artistically.

Reviewed by D Johnson 6/3/2011
Scott, great job of drawing the contrasts and similarities.

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