Good Morning – A Quadrille

Good Morning

Sleep slinked away like a thief in the night
In the wee hours of the morning
countless sheep filled a head
waiting for dawn to break
With it came brightness and clarity
A palette of blazing orange
with whisps of grey brushing the sky

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  13 comments for “Good Morning – A Quadrille

  1. August 30, 2022 at 8:58 am

    Reading this poem is almost like enjoying a painting, Christine!


    • Christine Bolton
      August 30, 2022 at 8:40 pm

      Thank you David. Thats so kind ☺️💕

  2. Anonymous
    August 23, 2022 at 5:04 am

    I know the relief of dawn after a nights tossing and turning.

    • Christine Bolton
      August 25, 2022 at 11:48 pm

      Oh me too! 😳❤️

  3. Anonymous
    August 23, 2022 at 3:36 am

    Nicely done, Christine, especially the simile ‘sleep slinked away like a thief in the night’. For me too, morning brings ‘brightness and clarity’ – and I love autumn mornings especially.

    • Christine Bolton
      August 25, 2022 at 11:46 pm

      Thank you. I appreciate it very much. I am still loving summer mornings for as long as I can 🌞💕

  4. August 23, 2022 at 2:44 am

    A beautiful, pictorial imagery.

    • Christine Bolton
      August 25, 2022 at 11:49 pm

      Thanks dear Sadje ☺️💕

  5. August 22, 2022 at 10:52 pm

    On those nights morning can never come soon enough.

    • Christine Bolton
      August 23, 2022 at 12:02 am

      Oh how I hate sleepless nights 🥱 The morning view can certainly jump start anyone’s day though! 🌞

  6. August 22, 2022 at 9:46 pm

    The brightness and clarity morning brings is truly a daily miracle, enjoyed this! 🌞

    • Christine Bolton
      August 22, 2022 at 11:43 pm

      Thanks Tricia! ☺️💕

      • August 23, 2022 at 8:28 am

        My pleasure, Christine! ❣️

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