Daybreak

Mist hovers in the hollows,
Rain-sated green
Dancing in shimmering pools,
Hungrily greeting day,

Robins sing,
Ruffled and puffed,
Waking morning
With a hearty, Cheerio!

Mercy’s rain soaks deep
Nurturing earth in love,
A moment’s grace
Amid the din of life,

Time and space
To seek the extraordinary,
Beauty often overlooked,
Faith’s tender blossom

Unfurling one tiny petal at a time,
Joy streaming in at edge of day
Drenching my soul in
Light.

*Today’s poem is an entry for Books and Culture (http://www.BooksandCulture.com) on the topic of Cultivation. Thank you, Marcus Goodyear, for an intriguing prompt!

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18 responses to “Daybreak

  1. Your words capture these moments, as if I’m watching slow-motion photography; gorgeous poem, Cindee!

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  2. Tony

    WOW! You are really getting good at this poem-writing-stuff. This last one was one of your best. I wanted to keep reading but ran out of words. Great job!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  3. I always love the things that stream in at the edges. That was the image that stayed with me here 🙂

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  4. Cindee,

    Thank you for stopping by and for your thoughtful comment.
    It’s terribly hard contemplating missing my sister the rest of my life… be it a day or 60 more years.
    You know the missing journey much more than I do…
    Thank you for telling me about your brother, it was comforting.

    Gratefully, Emily Murphy
    http://pherophotographyandpoetry.blogspot.com

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  5. You never cease to amaze me with the elegant artistry that streams from your soul. Thank you for oozing your beauty with the rest of us!

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  6. Susan

    I will say most poetry eludes me… but this one I really enjoyed.

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  7. Beautiful. Drenching my soul in light. I love that verse. Great way to start my morning. Thanks, Cindee.

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  8. Cindee,
    thanks for reading and commenting on the blog.
    Your daybreak poem is full of expectancy and appreciation.

    Thanks,
    RS

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  9. Cindee, I especially enjoyed the “ruffled and puffed” robins. Thank you for sharing your poetry with Books and Culture.

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