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A New Day Comes

The sweetest ray of day creeps through the blind
to fill enduring dreams with hints of day
a tingle shimmers o'er my drowsy mind,
though in my cozy bed I long to stay.

The warble of the morning birds is faint
but calls me from the gentle realm of nod
wherein I dance with joy and no restraint
in fantasy until that quiet prod.

As dawn arrives to greet my sleepy eyes 
I wake with lingered visions of my love
and keep them close, so comfort never flies
like wind or winging of a mourning dove.

A new day comes with promise, hope and light
I'm ready to embrace it, love in sight.

Copyright © Kris Walters | Year Posted 2011


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Date: 6/11/2011 7:42:00 PM

coming back to this beautiful last post of yours to say hi and I hope one day you will resume your activity here. I miss you at hotmail too!!
Date: 1/27/2011 7:56:00 PM

wow, Kris,I am happy I came to see that you entered the contest with this one! A big congratulations to you. I sure miss not seeing you in emails any more.LUv, Andrea
Date: 1/24/2011 7:31:00 PM

So enjoyed reading your creative write tonight Kris.. lovely images and grand visuals too.. a special Sonnet indeed luv..
Date: 1/24/2011 6:09:00 AM

A great way to pop out of bed. Love, Dave
Date: 1/23/2011 7:58:00 PM

A nice lovely poem. the light is a great way for any day.. enjoyed,..p.d.
Date: 1/23/2011 2:17:00 PM

Ahhh, yes so many lovely excellent verses how she ever decided on one? A perfect sonnet! Congrad's LIght & Love
Date: 1/21/2011 9:23:00 AM

Congratulations on your win the "Good Morning" Contest, Kris!! Enjoyed the read. Always, Annalise
Date: 1/21/2011 9:00:00 AM

Congratulations Kris on your win in Francine's contest. Have a lovely weekend....:)
Date: 1/21/2011 5:21:00 AM

Hi Kris - Congratulations on your win in Francine's contest. Best wishes, KC
Date: 1/21/2011 3:47:00 AM

Congratulations on your win Kris in the "Good Morning" contest by Francine Roberts. Love, Carol
Date: 1/21/2011 2:03:00 AM

Excellent writing here. What more can I say. Talented. Déirdre
Date: 1/20/2011 8:27:00 PM

lovely write, congrats on your first place in my contest Kris
Date: 1/20/2011 4:42:00 PM

A joyful and beautiful sonnet !! Hooray for your win!! Love, Carrie
Date: 1/20/2011 4:30:00 PM

Congratulations on your win..Sara
Date: 1/20/2011 3:21:00 PM

Congrats on your 1st in the contest. beautiful piece. BG
Date: 1/20/2011 3:18:00 PM

A beautiful sonnet. Congratulations on your top win in the contest. Love, Joyce
Date: 1/20/2011 3:10:00 PM

How wonderful it must be to wake up with "lingered visions of your love," Kris. Congratulations on your first-place win! Love, Carolyn
Date: 1/20/2011 2:43:00 PM

Congrats Kris on your first place win in the Good Morning contest with this terrific entry ... enjoy your top spot with luv..
Date: 1/17/2011 12:33:00 PM

I am stopping by today to thank you for your kind comments Kris. It is always a pleasure to read your wonderful poetry. Love, Carol
Date: 1/16/2011 7:41:00 AM

Kris, this is a very beautiful Sonnet.. Your Last two lines are just stunning filled with hope.. Love Wilma
Date: 1/15/2011 9:11:00 AM

Enjoyed reading your sonnet..Good one that is descriptive and expressive..I am glad that I chose this one to read this morning...If for a contest, good luck..Yes, my work "Bill Of Goods" was to a certain extent metaphoric about something else..Sometimes life gives us something that is defective or is not what it seems and we have to learn from the experience..Good reading of my work to see through the veneer...Sara
Date: 1/15/2011 6:20:00 AM

I enjoyed reading your poem. Everything always seems brighter in the morning.
Date: 1/14/2011 8:14:00 PM

Hey, Kris, did you know there was a contest on Good Morning? If it is not finished, I was thinking, this would make a perfect entry if you just adjusted it a little bit to include the phrase Good morning inside it!! and I think it needed to be in the title too. Anyway. something to think about (unless that contest closed already) You show excellent meter in your sonnets, dear. Luv, Andrea
Date: 1/14/2011 6:57:00 PM

This is really beautiful..sounds like a song! Totally enjoyed it! Always, Annalise