Bob Gibson

Rookie (25 April 1946 / Billingham County Durham)

A Coromandel Dawn - Poem by Bob Gibson

Fifteen miles across the bay
That's where the Coromandel lay
Along its shore, the twinkling light
Of cars and street lamps of the night

Above the Coromandel range
Dawns first light will rearrange
The colors' of the sky and sea
From blood red, orange to Ecstasy

Those wispy clouds just for a spell
Seem to be lit by the fires of hell
The sky has changed from black to blue
The sea has changed in color too

Clouds, stars, a waxing moonI
It seems, its over all to soon
I bathe my eyes in this glorious time
When I'm alone with natures rhyme

Colors fade from the cloak of night
As the sun beams out its eastern light
Tomorrow / today will be reborn?
With the promise of another dawn


Comments about A Coromandel Dawn by Bob Gibson

  • Cynthia Buhain-baello (12/2/2009 12:13:00 AM)


    I love your poetry, it is so beautiful and perfect and gives new writers like me good models to study and learn from. Thanks for writing them! ! ! ! ! 0+++++ (Report) Reply

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  • (7/22/2009 6:43:00 PM)


    A great poem to read with so much imagery, color, and the rhymes fit so smoothly. (Report) Reply

  • Fay Slimm (6/27/2009 7:18:00 AM)


    This is so masterful and simply beautiful - - thanks Bob and am glad I didn't miss this awesome description of dawn.. Fay (Report) Reply

  • Naseer Ahmed Nasir (1/23/2009 5:26:00 AM)


    Beautiful poem with true imageries of nature describing the picturesque of dawn on portion of west coast of the Bay of Bengal. The blending of colors between day and night on that particular place is really the peculiar feature of this poem. The simlis of ' Waxing Moon ' and ' Natures Rhyme ' show your love with the natural scenic and your power to describe the sceneries in such cursive words. The last stanza has an essence in it with a strong meaning of continuity of life on this planet with every today with a learning lesson for the tomorrow that will be reborn the next day with a new horizon......10/10
    Best Wishes
    Naseer
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  • (1/9/2009 10:44:00 PM)


    I love your poems, Bob, you paint word pictures.
    I can see the rising sun changing the world colours.
    Keep them coming & I will keep reading.
    Irene
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  • C. P. Sharma (1/9/2009 10:11:00 PM)


    Wow! ! ! ! ! What a glorious dawn in perfect harmony with Nature. A transporting word painting, perfect in rhyme, rhythm and flow. Enjoyment through out.
    CP
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  • David Threadgold (9/21/2008 1:45:00 PM)


    Hi Bob.
    A wonderful read. The coromandel range sounds a fantastic place and your verse takes us there with you.I can almost picture the skyline.
    Thankyou Regards Dave T
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  • (9/19/2008 8:56:00 AM)


    I could picture the words you wrote so vividly in my head. Great imagery. This was an easy read, a painting to enjoy constructed with words. Very good indeed. (Report) Reply

  • (9/10/2008 1:39:00 AM)


    a lovely poem...very much pleasing to read, Bob...the third stanza lines are really good 10 (Report) Reply

  • Andrew Blakemore (8/4/2008 1:41:00 PM)


    A wonderful poem Bob, structure, rhyme and flow all first class. Well done. Best wishes, Andrew (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 12, 2008

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 21, 2011


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