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Dawn

Rating: 3.1

At the dawning of the day,
On the road to Gunnedah,
When the sky is pink and grey
As the wings of a wild galah,
And the last night-shadow ebbs
From the trees like a falling tide,
And the dew-hung spiderwebs
On the grass-blades spread far and wide -
Each sharp spike loaded well,
Bent down low with the heavy dew -

Wait the daily miracle
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Dr Antony Theodore 29 July 2020

When the world is all made anew: When the sun's rim lifts beyond The horizon turned crystal-white, And a sea of diamond Is the plain to the dazzled sight. Wonderful description of the dawn. tony

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Savita Tyagi 29 July 2020

Lovely capturing of dawn!

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Gunnedah citizen 18 June 2020

I am from said Gunnedah and we don't really care what you call us unless it is Canada as we are often referred to as the country

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barbara twomey 30 January 2019

well-intentioned reading but completely mispronounces Australian inland town, Gunnedah - gunn-e-DAH; also the bird, galah - pronounced ga-LAH.

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Brian Jani 03 May 2014

Very good choice of words.bravo! !

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