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In that mystic moment of pre-dawn light 
When shadows linger, remnant of the night 
And birds proclaim the coming dawn 
Rejoicing at a world reborn 
We wait in reverent anticipation 
Of a glorious coronation 

At first a blush, a hint, no more 
With stealthy growth the heavens explore 
Embracing all within its reach 
The sky awash in perfect peach 
That fades again before my eye 
To brilliant blue, no longer shy. 

But bursting forth as is her right 
The rising sun resumes her flight 
Causing instant transformation 
Of grey perception to colour affirmation 
A royal robe for a celestial Queen 
Creating below a vivid scene

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014

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Date: 2/23/2014 7:09:00 PM
A delightful read and a real winter warmer for the heart . positively glowing here . Daz
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Date: 2/22/2014 9:21:00 PM
I delivered newspapers in my area for a few years, and I witnessed many of these sunrises when I completed my daily runs. Good descriptive write.
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Huberta van Akkeren
Date: 2/22/2014 10:23:00 PM
It is a beautiful time of day...i enjoy getting up early just for that.
Date: 2/22/2014 6:43:00 PM
Huberta a most beautiful poem you've written. I true lay enjoyed reading this tonight. Thank you for sharing. Warm Smiles, Connie
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Huberta van Akkeren
Date: 2/22/2014 10:24:00 PM
Thank you Connie, it is a special time of day...cheers H
Date: 2/19/2014 8:38:00 PM
Thank you Anne Lisa...i hope it captures some of the beauty of the moments that inspired it...Cheers H
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Date: 2/19/2014 6:25:00 PM
- A beautiful poem, Huberta - well written in rhyme ! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
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