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Jungle Dawn

In the cool morning the sun rises. 
Over the sleeping jungle lies:
Cold, still fog—from the sun it flies
To wake the sleep of lonely night.

The parrot’s feathers shake with chill.
As through the trees the sun does peep;
To wake new life in things that sleep—
And banish all the thoughts of night!

The tiger’s hairs stand up on end. 
The monkey wakes to scream and shout:
“The dawn has come. The sun is out!”
Vanished now are the things of night—
For dawn is only the reign of Light!


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  1. Date: 10/15/2012 6:00:00 AM

    Lovely description of the jungle sights. The jungle truly is a home of diversity. Nice write Roger!
  1. Date: 10/10/2012 5:09:00 AM

    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you this morning Roger. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Hoping you find even more inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Thank you for sharing your writing with us. Love, Carol
  1. Date: 10/9/2012 3:48:00 PM

    Nice!

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