Raging Rivers

Ipswich man Ray Cole saves a kangaroo from the Bremer River in Ipswich during the January floods 2011. Photo by Nick De Villiers

Rivers rising,
Rivers raging,
Devastating in its path.

Victims dying,
Victims crying,
Grieving in the aftermath.

Families musing,
Families losing,
Treasured chattels of their lives.

Aid outpouring,
Hope restoring,
Queensland’s spirit proudly drives.

Copyright © 2011 Norma Martiri

Form: Rhyme