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Daytime's Demeanor

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Daytime's Demeanor

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Daytime’s Demeanor

This morning the water is,
glass still, an indigo mirror.
Shyly it reflects each hill, each lofty palm,
a soft collage of orange clouds.

Time now, to summon thoughts, delineate them,
confess faults, spill forth, a profusion
of memories, immersed in reverie.

Slowly, as clouds disperse, the day begins to pulse.
As ripples, eventually distort the river
I stir, myself.

Time now, for me to assume, day-time’s demeanor.
Like any cloud or tree, be buffered
by whatever comes along.

 Suzanne Delaney




Daytime’s Demeanor

This morning the river is glassy-still.
Its surface a collage of orange clouds,
of lofty palms, and every nearby hill.
And I, immersed in reverie away from crowds
Summon thoughts, confessing faults, to spill
a profusion of reflected memories
Mirrored to de-lineate in reverie.

As day begins to pulse and clouds disperse
Ripples from unruly winds distort the river
I stir myself, day’s journey to traverse
Preparing for what day's events are likely to deliver
Like any cloud or tree that Nature buffers
No longer to remain a simple  dreamer
Time now to wrap myself in Daytime’s Demeanor.

Suzanne Delaney

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  1. Date: 5/1/2013 5:59:00 PM
    Hi Suzanne, Congratulations :-) In Debbie's "Metamorph" contest. always~ PD

  1. Date: 4/29/2013 1:50:00 PM
    Great winning work..Congrats on your great placement..Sara

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 12:06:00 AM
    Big Congrats~A.O

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 4:16:00 PM
    Way to go Suzanne.

    Delaney Avatar Suzanne Delaney
    Date: 4/25/2013 4:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Richard So glad to have you visit. SuZ
  1. Date: 4/25/2013 3:37:00 PM
    Just a wonderful morph and I like the new version even better. Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

    Delaney Avatar Suzanne Delaney
    Date: 4/25/2013 4:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for the honor Debbie A fun contest...looking at a subject in a new light...brilliant luvSuz
  1. Date: 4/25/2013 12:32:00 PM
    Beautifully done Suzanne, well deserved win!

    Delaney Avatar Suzanne Delaney
    Date: 4/25/2013 1:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Craig With smiles SuZ
  1. Date: 4/25/2013 11:43:00 AM
    wonderful rewrite Suzanne...congrats on your win...love

    Delaney Avatar Suzanne Delaney
    Date: 4/25/2013 1:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    So appreciated, Joseph SuZ
  1. Date: 4/25/2013 10:10:00 AM
    Many congratulations Susanne luv , well done

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 9:18:00 AM
    There is such a peaceful sense to these beautiful poems......both of them! One can't help but feel the reverie in each verse. Love them! Congratulations!!

    Delaney Avatar Suzanne Delaney
    Date: 4/25/2013 10:49:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    So glad you enjoyed the transformation.
  1. Date: 4/25/2013 8:56:00 AM
    Both are beauties! FAVing it. Congrats on your win, Suz. Love, Su

    Delaney Avatar Suzanne Delaney
    Date: 4/25/2013 10:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I am feeling honored. You made this day for me Suz
  1. Date: 4/23/2013 7:09:00 PM
    Dear P, S-N, Xegrakio, SuZ, Hope this finds YOU and YOURS Healthy and High in the Spirit. If this is for the Metaphor Contest:Congratulations as I am sure YOU will be in the Winners circle.I agree with PD, I like the second one more. Great Pen I LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Loyal S-P,POET...HG

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 2:33:00 PM
    ooo wow! I love the second style on this poem. sending soup mail...PD

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 2:58:00 AM
    Oh I like how the transformation occurred. Great write. Rick