The Roar of Great Falls

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O Child Beside The Waterfall
By George Barker

O Child beside the Waterfall
what songs without a word
rise from those waters like the call
only a heart has heard-
the Joy, the Joy in all things
rise whistling like a bird.

O Child beside the Waterfall
I hear them too, the brief
heavenly notes, the harp of dawn,
the nightingale on the leaf,
all, all dispel the darkness and
the silence of our grief.

O Child beside the Waterfall
I see you standing there
with waterdrops and fireflies
and hummingbirds in the air,
all singing praise of paradise,
paradise everywhere.

7 thoughts on “The Roar of Great Falls

  1. I love that you did a video of it, the roar the rush of the water. I went somewhere on Monday, but it was raining too much to take photos, but with all the rain the waterfalls and river were just rushing.

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