Composed Upon Blair Academy Bridge

April 1

Composed Upon Blair Academy Bridge

by Savannah Doelfel


Calm water ripples and leads to harsh waves,

Falling over the cliff forming white foam.

Below the blue, fish jump, swim, and roam.

Behind the bridge the current never waives;

The lake’s equanimity so enslaves.

As capturing as a lawn to a gnome,

Is the beauty of the bridge’s cobblestone.

The flowers on shore are food that spring craves.

Myriads of bubbles on the bottom

Of the strong never-ending waterfall.

The water crashes and falls in a hum

Mixed in with the grass and branches so tall.

The rocks and sticks, in the water have swum.

The breeze at times keeps the lake in a loll.


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