Waterfall (River of Life) by jyruff

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river of life
trail of tears

all join as one
flow to the sea

back to the center
to the beginning of time

join you and me

Waterfall (full version)

Down falls the River of Light
falls to such a beautiful sight
shimmers in dark pools around my feet
sparkles and cools

With such grace as only gravity can provide
It comes to touch me by my side
for a moment caress my soul
for a life time of joy I feel from you

my dear Waterfall

So cool sits your grace
falls fresh upon my face
So natural your touch

fills me with hope to
climb the up coming slope
that life might take me
to reach your peak.

The rewards I seek
is not in photographs I take
can not keep you there
Like I can here in my heart

Where once inside my soul
you can sparkle your energy and grow
together join the two of us
so close in the dark woods of the forest

we can see the river run

streaming life’s energy
to everything you touch
it’s almost too much
for me to grasp

your essence
cries out to me
so I can see

We are all connected to you
River of Life
We flow with you always together
under the canopy of the Sun

Flow away as only gravity can take you
So determined the course
Flows down stream as one
continuous motion forever

Linked like this I stop here
experience your shimmering grace
for a moment I stand near
see your glimmering face

So refreshing the sight
sparkles my eye
lost in the moment
I start to cry

My own Waterfall
falls for you now
for you to see
To gather as one

your water and mine
flow now together down
into the sea
where we are free

Once more to join our Sun
rain comes running down
through the canopy
I See you Fall

Come over your ledge
into my pond
where I stand with you
In this place

Once/forever again in your pace
In this way you touch my face
For a moment We stay in place.
In this way I touch your grace.


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Hawaii Seascape artist Joseph Y. Ruff. Seascapes in oils on st
retched 3x primed canvas.

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  • Carol and Mike Werner
    Carol and Mike...about 2 years ago

    Gorgeous work, Joseph . . .

  • Thank you so much , and glad you like this ! :)

    – jyruff

  • Elisabeth Dubois
    Elisabeth Duboisabout 2 years ago

    Wow Joseph…you don’t disappoint…absolutely dreamy x

  • Thank you dear Elisabeth, so nice of you ! It looks way better in person(bad photograph) but at least I got it up! …will take a better photo when I can! hugs xox

    – jyruff

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 2 years ago


  • Thank you Lorilee!

    – jyruff

  • labaker
    labakerabout 2 years ago

    very nice work and words……

  • Thank you for your nice comments Larry, aloha, Joseph.

    – jyruff

  • Redrose10
    Redrose10about 2 years ago

    Wonderful work !!! Paradise on earth :))

  • Thank you Redrose for your wonderful comments, Aloha from hawaii, Joseph.

    – jyruff

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedabout 2 years ago

    06-26-12 Congratulations!
    Your outstanding work has been featured in ART UNIVERSE

  • Thank you so much Kira for this wonderful feature into Art Universe! I appreciate it!

    – jyruff

  • Pat  Elliott
    Pat Elliottabout 2 years ago

    I love this, it has such a magical feel .

  • I felt like Walt Disney when I was painting it ! lol
    Thank you Pat!

    – jyruff

  • Dana Horne
    Dana Horneabout 2 years ago

    Magical! Beautiful work! :o)

  • Thank you Dana for your beautiful comments. glad you like it!

    – jyruff

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    deborah zaragozaabout 2 years ago

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  • Thank you Deborah for this wonderful feature into The Group! appreciate it :))

    – jyruff

  • linaji
    linajiabout 2 years ago

    JUNE 2012

  • Hi Linaji! Great tnews to hear this, thank you so much for this wonderful feature into Art in Math group!
    Glad you like it :)

    – jyruff

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