Water is life and seems alive


Waves on the rocks a'crashing
In it human feet go splashing
And elsewhere in the swollen river
'gator tails go thrashing
Water may be stagnant
or it may be fast moving

Sometimes softly dripping
at times forcefully gushing
In brooks babbling
In streams gurgling
In springs bubbling
In rivers running

From faucets freely flowing
from pipes coercingly spurting
At times noisily sloshing
But in lakes musically rippling

In it diving and wading
In it refreshing bathing
Or spic and span cleansing, rinsing
In it slow sailing or speedy surfing
Fishermen fishing or busy boating

Ah water, through cracks seeping
From waterfalls cascading
As rainwater splattering
From sprinklers sprinkling.
From hoses spattering
From rooftops streaming.

In whirlpools swiftly swirling
From taps simply trickling
Elsewhere rushing, whooshing

Ah yes water is life, water tis a böon
except when it goes flooding, drowning
or tsunami sea-quaking!
Then only it becomes a bane
as it drags dreams and dreamers
down the drain!

But oughtn't we be preserving
instead of forever polluting
This precious liquid so valuable to life
Oughtn't we be saving?
Instead of negligent wasting?


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    ANGELA HERE ~ Good Evening Friend ! The FOUR main things that make the Earth *The only Living Planet in the Solar System* are Fertile Soil ~ 21% Oxygen in the Atmosphere ~ an abundance of Liquid Water & an average temperature of 16C (= 61F) These four factors support the lives of the thousands of species of Flora & Fauna living in equilibrium on Planet Earth. Our two Neighbours in Space VENUS & MARS are lifeless & barren ! Molecules of WATER (H2O) are too big to escape the Earths Gravity so the Amount of Water on Earth remains CONSTANT and cycles round the Earth in the WATER CYCLE. It is a Good Servant - as you say - and we use millions of gallons every day - In the Home - Industry - Agriculture and for Transport & Recreation. Without Water there could be NO LIFE on EARTH. But it is a BAD MASTER ! If it gets out of control it causes Flooding & Coastal Erosion Global Warming is causing the Ice Caps to melt & Sea Level to raise. We all enjoy water but need to keep an Eye on it. Thnaks for Sharing

    Blessings & Joy & Peace to You & Yours
    Love ANGELA & BRIAN & SMOKEY CAT ! ! !

    • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

      Good morning you sweet couple, yes water is very important but it is a mere creation and not the master, God is. God is the perfect master. Thanks soo much for fine comment. Nice to know of your cat, I'm a cat lover. 😺

    • Fay Slimm.

      You capture the movement of water so well with your tempo and style - a wonderful look at the gift water is to the wide world of culture and how we should measure its value as precious to life. Full marks for such an engaging read.

      • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

        Good morning and warmest thanks for your great lovely comment, I like your words on water. Take care, and have a splash.

      • Trenz Pruca

        I liked the rhythm, movement, and sensibility. Keep it up.

      • orchidee

        Good write, and erm, yes, all what Brian & Angela said. It's true you know, though I don't know all the scientific explanations myself!

      • AwHec8

        Very Great Write there s.zaynab.kamoonpuri. Don

        Please forgive me if this sounds too lighthearted but this Poem immediately caused me to think of a quote from the Movie Dune
        "the water of Life"
        Which really is quite deep if you think about it, just like your words of wisdom here!

        • AwHec8

          Also Thank You for the heads up to come and have a read. Don

          • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

            Wow no, I like lighthearted, and now I'm curious about the Dune movie, sounds interesting, I think I should find time to watch it, though hardly get time to as I'm a researcher and scholar.
            Thanks soo much for your fab super comment!! Have a great day!!

          • ron parrish aka wordman

            lovely imagery of the movement and critters living everyday lives,i liked it

          • Dove

            My liquid gift to you a single tear!
            Excellent write! You Just about captured
            Water stirring every where! Nice format
            As well!!!

          • MelissaJA

            Love the flow of this! Its very well written

          • jarcher54

            Very liquid as others have observed... I had to smile at the blue highlighting... nice touch. The repetition of -ing is very smart, giving a sense of speed. Swirling is much more active than swirl. At the end I felt like I had been carried along in a rushing stream!

            • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

              Yay warm thanks for flowing and swimming in my gushing stream my inking. Take care and happy swim along . 🏊🏼

            • Neville

              It seems you have got this most precious of commodities off to a fine art ... a very enjoyable and comprehensive post indeed ...

              • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

                I'm glad you think it is artistic enough for you are a great poet yourself. Cheers and have a fun super day/ week..

                • Neville

                  you are more than welcome ... and bless you my friend .. stay both safe n well during these most difficult of times ..

                • Aleem Nasir

                  I hate water splashing around your poem🤧🤧 it makes my clothes all wet😁

                • MrNobody40

                  Very beautiful. Water is so important, so versatile. Maybe some day we will figure this out before it is too late

                • Fay Slimm.

                  I am so glad to have caught this tribute to water and after a second-time read find it even more engaging as your descriptions of its every-day value to life unfold in line after line. A fine piece of writing my friend.

                • NafisaSB

                  yes my friend, water is so precious, and yet we are so careless about its consumption.
                  lovely poem, keep it up
                  will read your other poems as and when i get time, but do continue composing..you are a natural

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