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Below is the poem entitled Sunrise which was written by poet Ali Akl. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Look at the black sky
Endless no matter how high
A single white string comes into view
It appeared out of the blue
This mystical string began to divide
White and black, opposites collide
To the struggle, there will be one victor
Survive this natural cluster
The holy white light wins the fight
Pummels the evil darkness out of sight
The sky comes back to life
A consequence of the previous strife
Its savior slowly comes into view
Glowing brilliantly, as the wind blew
The closer he got, the more it breathed
The hero won, his sword, he sheathed
Guiding everyone with his light
Shining on everything in sight
Watch the sun yellow and strong
Its rays fierce and long
Look at it floating so high
Mastering the vast sky
I stand dazzled by the majestic scene
It’s so beautiful and serene
Light fills the land
Except the point where I stand
There is a darkness in me
From it, I can't seem to break free
I'm trapped in my own demise
Waiting for a miracle, my internal sunrise

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  1. Date: 12/28/2011 5:22:00 AM
    Congratulations Ali. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/27/2011 8:08:00 PM
    Lots of great imagery and a fine message of light, Ali. Congrats on your win.

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