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The Hush Before Dawn

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The Hush Before Dawn

The hush before dawn
is fraught with poignant silence
as night turns to day


Trinkling sounds flow
through the air as the river
bounces over rocks


Deep silence abounds
and not a murmur to be heard 
stillness shrouding all

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  1. Date: 10/29/2013 3:43:00 PM

    I like how you inserted the images of stillness into these three stanzas.great title for the whole piece.

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton Date: 10/30/2013 6:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Andrea that is what I like about Haiku you can pack so much into so few words ty for reading Shadow x smile hugs
  1. Date: 10/29/2013 12:32:00 PM

    Many times i see and heard hush before dawn.It's so charm and full of energy.After a long time i feel it again through your pen.loved it dear...

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton Date: 10/30/2013 6:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hi Litan and Ty both for reading and kind review Shadow x smile
  1. Date: 10/28/2013 7:04:00 PM

    I love that feeling just before dawn, you have captured it well Shadow.

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton Date: 10/29/2013 5:38:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hi Richard me too. Glad that you feel I caught it Ty for reading hugs Shadow x smile soup mail
  1. Date: 10/28/2013 9:24:00 AM

    Beautiful time to think and write, Shadow

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton Date: 10/29/2013 5:37:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    yes it is Richard something magical about dawn Ty for reading Shadow x smile
  1. Date: 10/28/2013 4:37:00 AM

    This is perfect in its Zen quality, the silence, the stillness, everything reaches out to the reader... a beautiful haiku!

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton Date: 10/29/2013 5:35:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Bindu yes it has as you say a Zen feel to it TY so much for reading Shadow x smile