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Below is the poem entitled ANOTHER AFRICAN DAWN which was written by poet Kim van Breda. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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The silence of the dawn even before
the first bird sings its unique little composition to the world
crispness of the previous night fills the air
encouraging a deep breath of purity before daily issues pollute 
how easy it is to replace this beautiful time of the day 
perceived importance of one or two extra hours of slumber
only the wisdom of an Omniscient Creator could perfect this orchestration 
each new day with such peace and promise-
the Eternal assurance of a new beginning

Dry, dusty, icy, bouncy, luxurious….. Land Rover 
morning expectancy contrasting half awake awareness
novelty of a time spent inconsistent with the predictability of standard sunrise routine
a contemplative- life assessment at break of day
wrapped up in awareness of the cold beauty and African spaces

Red Sun Competition    
 March 2013

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  1. Date: 6/13/2015 11:16:00 PM
    Dawn has always been my favorite time of day. You descibe it with finesse. SUZ

  1. Date: 5/12/2015 7:11:00 PM
    Isn't it remarkable that many would attribute the wonders of planet earth to blind evolution? Romans 1: 20 applies. Nice work

  1. Date: 5/20/2013 8:11:00 AM
    each new day with such peace and promise- the Eternal assurance of a new beginning I used to get up at 4am when I was living in Dar-es-Salaam the moon so bright as if it was daylight it was my favourite to walk my dog we used to be joined by up to 18 other dogs who at any other time of day would fight but all was shelved on our walks. My parents never worried they knew I was safe I was 15 lol a lovely pen

  1. Date: 3/26/2013 12:27:00 PM
    This is such a stunning piece Kim; really enjoyed the visuals you created with your words. Hope your week is a good one ;) Wilma

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 3:12:00 PM
    Sounds as if you've been somewhere I still dream of going. Even though I live/work in Alexandria, Egypt, I haven't made it to an African (e.g. Kenya-like) safari for a photo-shoot yet but hope to some day. Thanks for sparking the dream in such a high-minded and eloquent fashion. Well done! Terry

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  1. Date: 3/5/2013 12:30:00 AM
    welldone! creative expression of the break of a new day. a well balanced poem.

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 12:00:00 PM
    Thank you kim I am a disabled 19 yearold i have a non verbal learning disorder

  1. Date: 3/3/2013 6:37:00 AM
    Kim this is a wonderful picture, enough to make a person want to go there...David

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    Date: 3/11/2013 3:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I love this poem it paints the picture of Africa, Its vibrant people, amazing species and great safari Adventure.