river poetry     Nanook's River Poetry

Wise and welcome is the lore
passed on down by fathers fore
down faded trails of yester-yore,
told and retold evermore.


They learned the lore when they were young.
They braved the wild unknown
when legends lived and songs were sung
of portage, pool and stone.

They walked the paths that led them deep
into the lonely places,
up mountain high, down river steep.
I still see their faces.

I sense them near me as they go
into their world of mystery.
Though they passed by long ago,
their lore is living history.

 siggy (13K)
 Reach out and touch a rock

speaker (1K)Hear Nanook recite this poem.

Maliseet Indians
Maliseet chiefs and the clergy meet on the shore of the Saint John River many moons ago.
A modern-day re-enactment.

River Poetry      River of Dreams
HTML Comment Box is loading comments...

optimized for mobile



campfire tales


Gear talk
River Poetry
NB Paddlers
NB Paddlers Message Board!
Message Board!

NB River Maps
GeoNB Map Viewer
Current River Levels
River Level
Reference Guide

email (2K)
Send me mail

NB Shuttle Providers
Nanook on Facebook
Buy the Book
My Secret River
Buy the Book!
river poetry cover

Old West Adventure
langtonbook (34K)
E-pub, $2.99
Newest Page
Search my Site!