Paul Sebastian


Breaking Dawn


Dawn gives birth to a new day:
Rushing in a flood of sun rays
Piercing morning mantel of dew,
Lifting new bride’s veil: for full view.

Alarmed a cockerel coos,
Alight atop a chicken coop
Announcing the entry of a new bride
Glowing along nature’s aisle, she strides.
Across the floor she waltzes;
As birds sing, a symphony rises.

Streams dance and sing their way;
Squirrels on trees hop and play;
Butterflies kiss-greet, flower after flower
Greeting nature’s children, like a mother.

The bees come buzzing and enquiring,
What feast-day? They seemed asking.

On this stage, in a single chorus, nature sang:
It’s your birthday today! To God, nature thanked.

Submitted: Monday, April 28, 2014
Edited: Monday, April 28, 2014

Topic of this poem: birthday


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  • Gold Star - 12,580 Points Valsa George (4/29/2014 10:28:00 AM)

    Great imagination..... Beautiful write! Really enjoyed this picturesque and pleasant day break! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 162 Points Anand Brown (4/29/2014 5:44:00 AM)

    Very fine poem with a natural rythmic quality to it. Good use of imagery which engages the reader in the pictuiresque setting of the poem. Take a bow Mr Sabastian (Report) Reply

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