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Dawn in Pemberton

Dawn in Pemberton

It’s dawn, down here in Pemberton
The sky be thick with clouds
There is no sign of life round here
So far from frantic crowds
And all the hustle, bustle
  And the awful city din
This forest in the morning
Only silence does it bring.

Cicadas! do they ever stop?
They serenade the air
Non stop, though birds be silent
Can’t hear them anywhere
Refreshing misty rain floats down
Caressing my cool skin
As morning peace seeps into me
And thrills me deep within.

Those Jarrah trees, that all around
Stand tall like soldier men
They echo with the first bird’s call
And the music starts again
To herald in the brand new day
 Bringing in a summers morn
In the lovely tree filled forest land
Of this place called Pemberton. 

Copyright © Peter Duggan

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  1. Date: 12/13/2013 1:26:00 AM
    Hello Peter! This is something I would love to remember when I witness the break of dawn in my little place..thanks for appreciating my poetry..I usually come late with my reply, but sure appreciate anyone's visit to my page..hoping to read more of your work...have a lovely Christmas ~~ Wendy

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 12/16/2013 4:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much Wendy for your very kind comments, they are very much appreciated...Peter
  1. Date: 12/10/2013 3:30:00 PM
    Nice picture painted so well. Great write...again. Peter I admire the way you paint every poem like a picture, flowing smoothly that it draws you in.

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 12/11/2013 4:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Vincent, it is so nice of you to make such nice comments about my simple verse....peter