Raymond Knister

(27 May 1899 – 29 Aug 1932 / Canada)

Reverie: The Orchard On The Slope - Poem by Raymond Knister

Thin ridges of land unploughed
Along the tree-rows
Covered with long cream grasses
Brown sand between them,
Blue boughs above.


Row and row of waves ever
In the breaking;
Ever in arching and convulsed
Roll of muddy sea between;
Low clouds down-pressing
And pallid and streaming rain.

Comments about Reverie: The Orchard On The Slope by Raymond Knister

  • Gold Star - 47,399 Points Edward Kofi Louis (9/24/2015 7:36:00 AM)

    Nice work with the muse of nature! Streaming rain. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 5,614 Points John Richter (9/24/2015 7:25:00 AM)

    Rode my motorcycle through Rabbit Hash, Kentucky yesterday.... Glimpsing through the trees at the great Ohio River.... Simply beautiful. This poem should be placarded there... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,220 Points Kinyua Karanja (9/24/2015 5:02:00 AM)

    Descriptive on nature and it's beauty, I LIKE This. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,511 Points Souren Mondal (9/24/2015 4:27:00 AM)

    I assume just a couple of images, short and sweet.. A very nuanced and beautifully written poem... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

Poem Edited: Friday, September 18, 2015

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