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A Day In The Bush

A halo round the fading moon Sweet mist upon the grass. The croak of frogs from yon lagoon, A flight of ducks wing past. A dingo howls farewell to night, The crimson sunrise comes; The dawn is here to start the day, Al hail the rising sun. That blazing orb now bakes the plains, Heat shimmers on the ground. The gum trees droop their leaves in pain, The paddocks all are brown. From long grass on the flat below Rise heads of kangaroo; Of rain. no sign, of clouds, no show, Just endless skies of blue. But now, the evening cool arrives, The distant hills turn red. The sun's rays flash like crimson knives And darkness' blanket spreads. Cicadas strike their evening chords, And kookaburras laugh; On sunset's purple cloak abroad, The moon spreads silver paths.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 6/9/2019 1:40:00 PM
Hello Paul Bownas, you paint a beautiful picture with your words. Have a nice day my friend.
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Date: 6/6/2019 8:03:00 PM
Bravo, Paul. Awesome poem. Welcome to PoetrySoup.
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Paul Bownas
Date: 6/7/2019 1:38:00 AM
Thank you so much, please forgive my lateness in replying, I'm still finding my way around the website!
Date: 5/27/2019 3:20:00 PM
A bril piece Paul, some great imagery and insightful thought too. Great writing!
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Paul Bownas
Date: 5/27/2019 7:45:00 PM
Thank you very much Gordon, I am still trying to find my way around this website, particularly so I can thank those who like my poems.
Date: 5/25/2019 6:03:00 AM
Beautiful imagery and great flow Paul, nicely done.
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Paul Bownas
Date: 5/25/2019 9:49:00 PM
Thank you so much James.
Date: 5/21/2019 4:25:00 PM
A beautiful description of a land I have never been. my compliments!
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Paul Bownas
Date: 5/21/2019 6:36:00 PM
Thank you very much Ralph
Date: 5/21/2019 11:43:00 AM
Thank you for blessing us with your presence. You write poetry with phenomenal imagery,please write more? You are now on my follow list, Best wishes, Panagiota in California
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Paul Bownas
Date: 5/21/2019 6:37:00 PM
Thank you so much Panagiota
Date: 5/21/2019 7:17:00 AM
Your imagery is perfection. Welcome to Soup Paul. Glad you found us!
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