Tag: Dawn

Dawn

Dawn

A flock of starlings
shaken like a carpet
against a stormy grey sky
released a cacophony of sounds
breaking the silence of dawn
 
Whistling wind howled
through leafless trees
as a thick mist hung mysteriously
in suspension above the lake
waiting for instructions
 
The sun struggled to crack the sky
so it might cast its beams of light
The moodiness of the landscape
cried for relief from the darkness
and the earth craved warmth
 
 
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

Frank Tassone is hosting D'Verse Poets tonight
and he has prompted us to write a poem in the
aesthetic of the Imagists
 

Darkest Before The Dawn

Darkest Before The Dawn

A collection of challenges
Strewn on my pathway
Testing and trying
my resilience
Another dawn, another day
 
Just when my heart
Could take no more darkness
A sliver of light peeks
through the crack
and lifts me from the starkness
 
The cloud’s silver lining
reassuring in the moment of fear
Proof that life is ever changing
Decay and devastation
Do not always cohere
 
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

Prompts:

Collection

Decay

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