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morning's sunrise

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morning's sunrise

it’s quiet along the beach, just the sound of the waves
lapping onto the shore, seagulls flying all around
i wait anticipating the sunrise and
see just a hint of color starting in the sky and as 
i watch a small dot of orange deepens overhead
right before my eyes, i don’t dare blink 
it all happens so quickly, a small tinge of orange has
dispersed to a larger brighter color that is blinding
yet beautiful and in a matter of minutes it has transformed 
itself through the many stages of a sunrise into a 
bright sunshine glistening over the water 
bringing awe and warmth to the start of a new day 
and to everyone who beholds it 
a feeling of hope, joy and anticipation
of what this new day will bring





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  1. Date: 7/24/2010 6:18:00 PM
    A nice pen picture of the beach at the sunrise

  1. Date: 7/24/2010 2:04:00 PM
    Sorry I meant to type "SCENERY" instead of "senry". Anyways, a beautiful piece.

  1. Date: 7/24/2010 2:00:00 PM
    A beautiful piece. Great imagery. Your words paint a pretty senry...and I'm seeing from your eyes through your pen.

  1. Date: 7/24/2010 8:45:00 AM
    Yes good Morning Jerri,, nice poem,enjoyed reading have a blessed day,..p.d

  1. Date: 7/24/2010 8:39:00 AM
    A vivid write, seeing the sunrise through your words.