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The Crimson Lips Of Dawn

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The Crimson Lips Of Dawn

The crimson lips of dawn
Have kissed the morning sky
Making it turn red with blush
As clouds go whisping by

The colors are magnificent
With hues of orange and red
The yellow from the rising sun
Puts night time shades to bed

The ocean gives reflection
With its diamond coated waves
Pipers dance a ballet
And the seagulls act like knaves

Further in the traffic 
Of the city starts to flow
The hustle and the bustle
People moving to and fro

The noise is quite abundant
There's confusion all around
There is no peace and quiet
Only inner city sounds

But then the dawn moves westward
Toward the mountains and the plains
The wheat feilds stand and wave their hands
As breezes sing refrains

This is where I long to be
When lost inside my mind
Nesting with the eagles
In a lonely mountain pine

Or camped along the riverside
Fishing with the bears
I'll build a dam with beavers
And I'll climb some mountain stairs

And I'll chase the sun. If must, I'll run
To reach the western sea
To find if crimson lips will kiss
The setting sun for me


Rockman   :-)

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  1. Date: 9/13/2013 9:22:00 AM
    Dear Rockman - Thank you for your comment and suggestion about my sea poem. I think it's right on. This poem is beautiful and I think a little like mine in flavor. 'Seagulls act like knaves' is inspired. I"ve just had a knee replacement and only now have seen your comment. I'm slowly getting back to my e-mails. love, Kathy p,s, I'll come back and read more.

  1. Date: 5/20/2013 9:53:00 PM
    I love the sky you have colored with your words... Congratulations, luv~ luv~ **PD

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 9:26:00 PM
    CONGRATS !!! Thanks 4 painting my sky RED :-) ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 2/17/2013 10:47:00 AM
    Magnificent! You get a seven from me! Thank you!

  1. Date: 2/4/2013 3:44:00 PM
    Love the combination of life and romance. :)

  1. Date: 2/2/2013 8:30:00 PM
    That made me feel like I was in a warm breeze of lovelinee.

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 10:51:00 AM
    I love the words and adoren that color.

  1. Date: 7/27/2012 11:03:00 AM
    Thank you for your support of my contest and congratulations on your well deserved win Randy. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 2:52:00 PM
    This is deserving of your big win...loved each stanza. BG

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 4:38:00 AM
    Wow very good write & a big congratulation on your win :)

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 3:38:00 AM
    Rockman congrats on your win , an excellent write, very descriptive..David

  1. Date: 7/24/2012 11:00:00 PM
    Lovely imagery painted here...Congrats on the win!

  1. Date: 7/24/2012 7:30:00 PM
    Beautiful images - a lovely poem you have drawn. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 7/24/2012 6:33:00 PM
    Rockman, I am blown away by this great piece, a well deserved win...it could not be any other way. Blessings and one love. Joy Wells

  1. Date: 7/24/2012 5:46:00 PM
    Very descriptive and expressive winning work..((()))Congrats...Sara

  1. Date: 7/24/2012 5:42:00 PM
    congrats Rockman on a great first place write and win for lips ..luv..

  1. Date: 7/24/2012 4:54:00 PM
    Great use of personification! Congrad's on your big win! So nice to meet you. Light & Love

  1. Date: 7/24/2012 12:06:00 PM
    Congratulations on your First. I think that I could join you in trekking the crimson lips kissing the setting sun.

  1. Date: 4/26/2011 8:51:00 AM
    Enjoyed the above verse, paying a wee bit more attention to syllable count and meter would even make it better! [I was into life role play for years in the SCA are you familiar?] Light & Love