Daybreak: Observed from an Airline Window

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Daybreak: Observed from an Airline Window

"The sky shone
gaunt gold
on the lip 
of the storm before
the" anvil shaped 
clouds advanced
upon the burning 
margins of the world 

Like a dream the
thunder rolled away
leaving cotton candy
swirls before a 
spreading dawn 

Gentle white horse clouds appeared
pulling pastel chariots
bearing angels - rainbows 
tinted on their snowy wings 

Down they plunged
gilt-edged, into a
pit of pure white
popcorn clouds 

Feeling God-like, before
the breakfast service
I watch  delicate washes of
pale lavender
mist into daylight.

 Suzanne Delaney

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 2/24/2016 10:08:00 PM
Astounding images abound, with many stories to tell. The first time I went flying, I was mesmerized by what I saw when I flew above the clouds. I imagined kids having a colossal snowball fight, the clouds were so much like snow. It sparks the imagination. Creatively penned, Suz.
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 2/25/2016 11:13:00 PM
Hi Timothy: I almost a always write a poem on a flight and on the longer flights that go from night to day it is always inspiring to be up there, as the sky transforms to light again. Thanks for reading and commenting. SuZ
Date: 12/6/2015 3:35:00 PM
Hi Suzanne: I's amazing how many poems can be evoked by gazing out of any windows and you have done it so well! Congratulations!
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Date: 12/5/2015 9:51:00 AM
Wonderful imagery Suzannne, nice write.
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 12/5/2015 11:58:00 AM
Thanks James: I appreciate you taking time to read and comments. Cheers, SuZ
Date: 12/4/2015 11:47:00 PM
Suzanne, Congrats on your "Epic Sighting" Love SKAT
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Date: 12/5/2015 11:58:00 AM
Thanks so much Skat: Your'e so kind in your support of me and many others. We appreciate you. Hugs, SuZ
Date: 12/4/2015 11:30:00 PM
Wonderful poem and win Suzanne... big congrats!
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Date: 12/5/2015 11:56:00 AM
Many Thanks Dr, Upma: I appreciate your visits, Always, SuZ
Date: 12/4/2015 11:04:00 PM
Hi Suz,, thank you for supporting my contest "Epic Sighting." Stop by my latest blog --Abandon-- if you'd like. Have a nice day. Love ~LINDA~
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Date: 12/5/2015 11:55:00 AM
Thanks Linda: You always come up with the best ideas and themes for your Contests. I appreciate this win. Hugs, SuZ
Date: 11/21/2015 5:28:00 PM
This is excellent, Suzanne! Heavenly captivating imagery. What an advert for air travel:) #7 ~ Regards // paul
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Date: 11/19/2015 4:31:00 PM
WOW the imagery is sublime Suzanne - makes me want to get on a plane NOW:-) hugs jan xx7
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