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Midnight Brings The Dawn

It seems that all my life I’ve seen some darker times Now and then the times I knew were more than I could stand. But, learn we must, from all hard times and soon we come to know It’s trying times that we go through that makes a boy a man. When we feel weak at heart and think we’ll never make it Our spirit strengthens us to somehow carry on. It’s then we learn that just at midnight things could get no worse And soon we see the darkness fade and midnight brings the dawn. Every midnight has a dawning Every dawning has a day Where daylight shines on things remembered And some things lost along the way. And every passing daylight Brings evening into play Where we’ll face another midnight That brings, yet, one more dawning day. It seems a pattern thus emerges, Monotonous as it may seem, Every midnight brings a dawning, Filled with all our daylight dreams. Dreams are meant to bring survival To those who may have lost their way. Who found the darkness of the midnight Kept the dawning light at bay. So, as near as I can figure, There’s this we can rely on However bleak the darkest midnight, After midnight comes the dawn. Written by John Posey 04/09/13

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013




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Date: 10/14/2013 3:02:00 PM
Enjoyed your unique work this afternoon..Thanks for the visit to my page..Your comments were uplifting..It is good to know that when things get the darkest there will come a dawn..Sara
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Date: 8/2/2013 4:27:00 PM
John, I'm reading this a few hours before dawn and I can feel it. I wrote a poem called Whispers At Dawn' years ago but it's a long one. Hope is what I mean! Thank you for Hope!
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John Posey
Date: 8/2/2013 5:46:00 PM
Thank you, my friend. I'm glad you found value in my entry..... Jake
Date: 6/4/2013 6:13:00 PM
John -- you wrote my life story. This is a favorite of mine as it hits home for me and has really been me. Midnight to dawning and dreams that kept me going. You had the window to my soul. Great write my friend, Debbie K.
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Date: 6/4/2013 6:25:00 PM
Debbie, This is based on scripture, which I can't cite at this time. It basically says that the night is darkest just before sunrise.... Thanks... Love ya dearly... Jake
Date: 5/29/2013 5:05:00 PM
Yes this is similar in thought to my poem. I know that we all have dark hours before the dawn. Well done on this piece. love phyl
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Date: 5/29/2013 5:42:00 PM
Phyl, Thanks for your visit... Let's keep in touch.... Jake
Date: 5/18/2013 1:01:00 AM
wow, john, you penned and impressive poem with this one. Was it by chance for the dream contest?
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Date: 5/1/2013 5:51:00 PM
A brilliant write. One of my favorites.
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Date: 5/1/2013 6:00:00 PM
Thanks, Dear Carol.... Your comments are coveted.... Jake
Date: 4/28/2013 6:20:00 PM
This is absolutely fabulous, John. Oh...I love the dawn. My favorite lines: Every midnight has a dawning Every dawning has a day I applaud you on this write. To my favorites it goes. :)
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John Posey
Date: 5/1/2013 6:03:00 PM
Thank you, Eileen, I value your comments. A kudo from one poet to another is priceless.... Love you dearly.... Jake
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John Posey
Date: 4/28/2013 7:39:00 PM
Thank you, sweet lady, I really enjoyed writing this one..... Love Ya...... Jake
Date: 4/20/2013 3:04:00 PM
This is such an important and valid mindset to have. There are too many people that think the total opposite. That this life we live in is the "dawn and sunlight" while afterwards there is only "midnight and darkness". Such an insightful read... loved it!
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Date: 4/13/2013 2:05:00 PM
John, an excellent write all the way! Much Love and respect ~*~ SKAT
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Date: 4/10/2013 7:39:00 AM
This is so good love it Jake xx
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Date: 4/10/2013 7:53:00 AM
Thank you, Mandy.... Love ya lots..... Jake
Date: 4/10/2013 4:35:00 AM
Love it..i love dawn......Terry xo
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Date: 4/10/2013 7:37:00 AM
Terry, your encouragement does more for me than a cool mint julep on a hot Georgia afternoon..... Love ya..... Jake
Date: 4/10/2013 12:24:00 AM
This is great poem. Very uplifting. I enjoyed the read immensely. Thank you very much for your visit. -- Sean
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Date: 4/10/2013 7:33:00 AM
Thank you for your encouraging words. I intend to read more of your posts, and maybe learn more about poetry..... Jake
Date: 4/9/2013 2:15:00 PM
John...this is truly outstanding! Here's to each new dawning........and forgetting those darker times...we've all had them.....Donna
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Date: 4/9/2013 5:39:00 PM
Thanks Donna, Your comments offer sunlight to the darkness of my words... Love ya.... Jake
Date: 4/9/2013 1:45:00 PM
How long have you been writing? This is an amazing piece of work and I could truly understand what you wanted to get across. Bravo!!
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Date: 4/9/2013 5:41:00 PM
I have been writing long enough to appreciate your comments. Thanks for the kudows..... Love ya dearly..... Jake