The Sound of Water

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Water, life essence
Takes the shape of the container it is in

But have you noticed the sounds?
The many sounds of water?

When it rushes from the tap
A tiny gushing sound
A thirst-quencher

When you fill it in a bottle
The sound changing as it gets fuller
An essential travel companion

When you boil it on the stove
The sound of the bubbles
A baby gurgling

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When it falls from the shower
A rhythmic spray
A body cleanser

When it leaks from a tap
Drop by agonizing drop
An irritation builder

When it comes down as rain
A steady downpour
A life-giver

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When it flows as a river
A rhapsody on rocks
A civilization builder

When it hits the beach in waves
Lapping gently at the shore
A mood calmer

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When it rises in huge waves
And lands with a massive thud
A thrill for the surfer

When it jumps off a cliff
A thunderous waterfall
An absolute breath stealer

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And in the middle of the deep sea
Where there is no sound
The giant ocean in all its majesty
A perspective provider

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