‘Riverside’ and Other Poetry by Jarrett Mohn The Society February 15, 2016 Beauty, High School Submissions, Human Rights in China, Poetry Riverside Sun rays glisten Reflect the river I stand and listen Can’t help but shiver Restless fish swim Graceful, majestic Watching sunlight dim Thoughts are monolithic Nature’s beauty endless Never ceases to amaze I stand still, breathless Caught up in a daze Persecution of the Wiser I believe in three things Truthfulness Compassion Forbearance Things the world lacks Things the world needs You teach greed, ego, distrust Depriving the luxury of conscience My views are wrong? I will sit I will wait I will watch your karma repay Jarrett Mohn is a junior in high school in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. Featured Image: “Autumn Afternoon, the Wissahickon” by Thomas Moran Views expressed by individual poets and writers on this website and by commenters do not represent the views of the entire Society. The comments section on regular posts is meant to be a place for civil and fruitful discussion. Pseudonyms are discouraged. The individual poet or writer featured in a post has the ability to remove any or all comments by emailing submissions@ classicalpoets.org with the details and under the subject title “Remove Comment.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.