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The Spirit of the Sun Dial

THE SPIRIT OF THE SUN DIAL I tell the sunny hours throughout the day From dawn til dusk imparting my fair message Evoking warmth and love throughout the day No time for shadows hinting at dark presage But when the shade of night engulfs my dial A darkening of spirit, life force scorns The moon now points the hours of denial Its gleam bare luminating dismal forms I see the blackness in the hearts of men And feel despair that overcomes the soul My spirit plumbs a dark and secret glen Til lambent rays tint peaks; at last console Then blessed dawn brings sun in its ascension Restores my purpose vital, my redemption

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 2/26/2019 3:14:00 PM
Congrats on your top win, Geoffrey. Well done.
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Geoffrey Brewer
Date: 2/26/2019 3:55:00 PM
Many thanks, Line
Date: 2/26/2019 3:10:00 AM
Beautiful work! I love the emotional content that you give to the sundial.
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Geoffrey Brewer
Date: 2/26/2019 9:11:00 AM
Thanks for your appreciative comments, Andrew
Date: 2/16/2019 2:45:00 PM
Love this poem, Geoffrey. The writing style is nicely flowing, imaginative and filled with awesome imagery. Wishing you the best in the Sundial contest. Also, sent a Soup mail to you.
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Geoffrey Brewer
Date: 2/16/2019 3:18:00 PM
Thank you kind lady - for the comment and for the soup mail to which I have replied.
Date: 2/13/2019 11:27:00 PM
gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous and then the crescendo of the final couplet...BRAVO!
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Geoffrey Brewer
Date: 2/14/2019 4:56:00 AM
Many grateful thanks for the appreciation, P.S.