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Daybreak - Poem by Galway Kinnell

On the tidal mud, just before sunset,
dozens of starfishes
were creeping. It was
as though the mud were a sky
and enormous, imperfect stars
moved across it as slowly
as the actual stars cross heaven.
All at once they stopped,
and, as if they had simply
increased their receptivity
to gravity, they sank down
into the mud, faded down
into it and lay still, and by the time
pink of sunset broke across them
they were as invisible
as the true stars at daybreak.


Comments about Daybreak by Galway Kinnell

  • Rookie - 49 Points Anita Sehgal (6/10/2012 6:09:00 AM)

    very beautiful..vivid (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Patrick Robinson (4/17/2008 7:28:00 PM)

    This should be called 'stars in the mud'. Nah. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Sunset

  1. 1. Daybreak , Galway Kinnell
  2. 2. The Barrel-Organ , Alfred Noyes
  3. 3. Hiawatha And The Pearl-Feather , Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  4. 4. Sunset , Jessica Millsaps
  5. 5. Hiawatha's Fasting , Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  6. 6. Flux , Carl Sandburg
  7. 7. Ever Sunset , Sandra Fowler
  8. 8. ! The Hallmark Of Poetry , Michael Shepherd
  9. 9. The Plougher , Padraic Colum
  10. 10. Hydrangeas , Carl Sandburg
  11. 11. Sunset Thinking , Marilyn Lott
  12. 12. England To America , Katharine Lee Bates
  13. 13. The Star-Apple Kingdom , Derek Walcott
  14. 14. Beyond The Sunset , Catrina Heart
  15. 15. Sunset On The Bearcamp , John Greenleaf Whittier
  16. 16. In The Bay , Algernon Charles Swinburne
  17. 17. The Deserted Garden , Alan Seeger
  18. 18. The Door Of Humility , Alfred Austin
  19. 19. A Life Without Love , Rachel Fogle
  20. 20. Sunset , B.J. Ayers
  21. 21. The Bridal Of Pennacook , John Greenleaf Whittier
  22. 22. Hesperia , Algernon Charles Swinburne
  23. 23. ' Ode To A Road... ' , MoonBee Canady
  24. 24. Hy-Brasil , Henry Kendall
  25. 25. All Of A Piece , Roderic Quinn
  26. 26. One With The Ruined Sunset , William Ernest Henley
  27. 27. A Sunrise , Mr. Bean
  28. 28. As The Sunset , brittany smith
  29. 29. Golden Sunset , C. P. Sharma
  30. 30. Meditating Like Mencius , David Kowalczyk
  31. 31. Memory Of You , Jacqueline Dougherty
  32. 32. 0125 A Footballer Kicks A Cliché Into To.. , Michael Shepherd
  33. 33. Sunset , Debi Cimo
  34. 34. Sometime , Smoky Hoss
  35. 35. The Sunset Stopped On Cottages , Emily Dickinson
  36. 36. I Will Wait For Sunset…. , Satarupa Rudrapal
  37. 37. Sunrise , Mr. Bean
  38. 38. Hold Me Close , Daniel Alexander Howell
  39. 39. Last Sunset , Jennifer Rondeau
  40. 40. (purpose Poem) Can You Smell The Roses .. , Ace Of Black Hearts
  41. 41. African Melody , Aldo Kraas
  42. 42. ' Strolling ' By David Hart , David Hart
  43. 43. A Wine Of Wizardry , George Sterling
  44. 44. Beyond The Sunset And Sea , JoJo Bean, Dodgy Dave and Me ..
  45. 45. The Sunset , Bette Kayley Jones
  46. 46. Pink-Edged Clouds, Sunset Sun , (c) Colorofsky
  47. 47. Moments Of Grace , R.J. Wynn
  48. 48. The City By The Sea -- San Francisco , George Sterling
  49. 49. Under The Sunset Sky , Brian Potthast
  50. 50. Sunset From The Moving Train , Little Red Apple
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