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How Kind Dawn Is

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How Kind Dawn Is

While at my window seat, I watch spring's Dawn
come easing into day with amber rays.
She lays a gilded glaze upon my lawn
and with her advent, scatters gloomy haze.

Like butter on my morning toast, her light
is smoothly spread enticingly across
my portion of the universe, for Night
has yielded to the magic of her gloss.

I quickly dress. Behind my house I run
to see her at her zenith. Dawn now spills
a plenitude of honey from the sun
onto a field of brilliant daffodils.

How kind Dawn is, how lovely to behold
in seasons when she touches Earth with gold!

By Andrea Dietrich

First Place in Brian Strand's Contest: 
Up To Thee Max 14 Lines
Now entered in PD's Contest for #1 poetry

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  1. Date: 6/16/2014 7:49:00 AM
    Wow, Andrea. What a beautiful sonnet. You painted such a fine picture of the morning and then the climax when you hurry to go out and see the beautiful sky. This has to be put in with my Faves. Loved reading this one...... Robert.

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 7:41:00 PM
    Andrea, you brim with lovely thoughts you turn into beautiful verse. - Red

  1. Date: 3/8/2012 3:59:00 PM
    A true sonneteer! Congrad's Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/7/2012 8:38:00 PM
    I enjoyed the beauty of this poem, Andrea. Congrats on your win in PD's contest! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 3/7/2012 3:24:00 PM
    congrats on your win with this beautiful depiction of dawn, some nice imagery in this one andrea :-)

  1. Date: 3/6/2012 8:54:00 AM
    Really enjoyed this Andrea. Congratulations

  1. Date: 3/5/2012 7:13:00 PM
    Congrarts on another amazing win, Andrea! Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 3/5/2012 6:20:00 PM
    The most beautiful poem of Dawn I've heard in a long while Andrea, congrats on your win, love vie

  1. Date: 3/5/2012 4:07:00 PM
    Fabulous read.Congrats on this one and you got soup mail.Teresa

  1. Date: 3/5/2012 3:19:00 PM
    Congrats on your win Andrea, in PD contest.- oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 3/5/2012 1:17:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in P.D.'s contest Andrea. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/5/2012 9:57:00 AM
    congrats Andrea on a fantastico win for this excellent write of a treasured winner ..luv..

  1. Date: 3/5/2012 9:18:00 AM
    Congrats, Andrea. Excellent. Nice going. luv and hugs, Ralph

  1. Date: 3/5/2012 8:10:00 AM
    very imagery one loved the 3rd stanza so very much........congrats on the win....sashi

  1. Date: 3/4/2012 7:52:00 PM
    This is one of all of your poems i still dont read! : ) Excellent! So beautiful, Andrea! Congratulations on your 2nd place in PD's Contest! Ruben.

  1. Date: 3/4/2012 6:53:00 PM
    Andrea,, .congratulations! in my contest...muched enjoyed your entry,;-) always*PD

  1. Date: 6/30/2011 4:28:00 AM
    Congratulations Andrea for your win in the contest of Brian Strand "Up To Thee". Love, Carol P. S. I was away and missed congrats on many of Brian's contest. I try but don't know if I will ever catch up.

  1. Date: 6/10/2011 12:26:00 PM
    striking sonnet, andie.. missed this contest.. super super cingrats! :) hugggs

  1. Date: 6/10/2011 9:32:00 AM
    Fine sonnet, charming write great win! Loved this image "Dawn now spills/ a plenitude of honey" Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/10/2011 7:56:00 AM
    So beautiful is this Andrea....I think this is one of the softest poems I have read by you. Love it!