Posted by: Ron DuBour | January 24, 2020

This river again~by Jeremy J Croucher


6 of 7 in the Jemverse series ‘Shoreham again’

 

This river again

In this river’s silted tributaries
Navigation now
Reserved for smallish river craft
Low of beam and bow
And yet, two hundred years ago
Galleons here were made
Crafted beams at Bramber
Where many keels were laid
Such changing times of commerce
The Adur’s here provided
For this fishing port of Shoreham
Which by the sea has long resided

©Jemverse

Photo – Shoreham at low tide by W Standen

Jemverse first posted “This River” on 8 July 2015


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