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The River Isar flows from the Bavarian Alps, through Munich to the Danube, and so to the sea.

Isar

Screen_shot_2017-12-05_at_08.50.24by Patrick Howse02 Nov 2016

The water dashes
over my dangling feet
straight from the river,
straight from the mountains;

On the hottest day
of my brief summer
I fear the coldness
of the clear stream.