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A Song at Sunrise

A Song at Sunrise

He sang the song at sunrise, to the morning dawn It rose into the atmosphere and carried on and on It fell in gentle rain upon the barren lands It moistened upturned faces and was caught in outstretched hands It blew within warm winds across the marshy fen Was whispered through the waving reeds and reached the hearts of men This song is never ending all around the earth The song that started long ago with our sweet Saviour's birth
POULTER'S MEASURE that is in alternating 12 then 14 syllables lines and so on (the form always commences with a 12 syllable line) Courtesy of Brian Strand Margaret Foster: 18th February 2010

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  1. Date: 11/17/2011 8:39:00 PM
    I Love the last line! <3

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 6:04:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Moses' "Give Me Your Best Shot" contest Margaret. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/15/2011 6:39:00 AM
    Congratulations on your first place win with this beauty! Lori

  1. Date: 11/14/2011 9:58:00 AM
    Congratulations Marg on your 1st place win in john freeman's contest.Beautiful poem.

  1. Date: 11/14/2011 6:13:00 AM
    Congratulations on the win in the contest of John Freeman, Margaret

  1. Date: 11/13/2011 8:44:00 PM
    Enjoyed your poem and the new form was interesting. It looks fun. Love,Vie

  1. Date: 11/13/2011 4:56:00 PM
    I enjoyed your poem and the form. I think I have written this form without knowing what it is called. Congratulations on your win. I think I have been finding you among the winners quite often of late. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/13/2011 4:39:00 PM
    Beautiful job Margaret... yes for sure everlasting... the beginning and the end ..Apha and omega, such sweet melody in your verses, congratulations on your well deserved first place. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 11/13/2011 4:22:00 PM
    Could not be more beautiful, Margaret. Congratulations on a winning poem!

  1. Date: 11/13/2011 12:52:00 PM
    Congratulations Margaret on your first place win in John Freeman's contest with this excellent write and entry. I enjoyed the read~ Caryl

  1. Date: 3/3/2010 9:30:00 AM
    Congrats on your win in Brian's contest.... Well deserved.....:JP]

  1. Date: 3/2/2010 10:26:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Brian's contest Margaret. Sorry I am late with the comment. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/27/2010 7:07:00 PM
    congratulations we never have to sing alone anymore

  1. Date: 2/27/2010 8:13:00 AM
    WOW! Awesome poem, Margaret! Congratulations on your well deserved win in this contest. Thanks for your compliments on mine. Best wishes, Caroline.

  1. Date: 2/26/2010 7:13:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in Brian's contest with this beautiful poem... Constance

  1. Date: 2/26/2010 6:09:00 PM
    What a great job with this lovely piece. Enjoy your win...BG

  1. Date: 2/26/2010 3:36:00 PM
    Dear Margaret, Oh my, I see why this one won. It is simply beautiful and I am putting it into favorites. Congratulations on your stunning poem winning. Love, Connie

  1. Date: 2/26/2010 2:14:00 PM
    EXCELLENCE in this one, Margaret!! I'm gonna check right now and see if I faved it or not! congrats! LUv, andrea

  1. Date: 2/26/2010 1:45:00 PM
    As usual, Margaret, an excellent poem! I wish you good luck in Brian's "Poulter's Measure"! Great job! Peace, love, Audrey

  1. Date: 2/26/2010 11:40:00 AM
    What an inspirational and uplifting poem. Congratulations on your second place finish in Brian's contest. Enjoy your big win!!!! Keep up the good writing. Blessings to you. Karen