Paul Laurence Dunbar

Ohio / United States
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Ohio / United States
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Rating: 3.7
The mist has left the greening plain,
The dew-drops shine like fairy rain,
The coquette rose awakes again
Her lovely self adorning.

The Wind is hiding in the trees,
A sighing, soothing, laughing tease,
Until the rose says "Kiss me, please,"
'Tis morning, 'tis morning.
With staff in hand and careless-free,
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Dr Antony Theodore 29 November 2020
The Wind is hiding in the trees, A sighing, soothing, laughing tease, Until the rose says " Kiss me, please, " 'Tis morning, 'tis morning. kiss me please says the rose. tony
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What a great poem and poet! !
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La Gail 23 September 2014
very vivid. I have yet to portray my writing into a picture
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Michelle Claus 23 September 2014
My favorite portion of this pretty poem is in the final stanza, where the nameless wanderer eschews the convention and containment of houses and towns. I feel that all the poem was written around this nomadic freedom.
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Aftab Alam Khursheed 23 September 2014
Poet here try to put the musical magical effect by using alliteration and onomatopoeia.. Her lovely self adorning.'Tis morning, 'tis morning.//sighing, soothing, laughing sound can be heard from far lovely
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Liliana ~el 23 September 2013
Pretty... :)
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Rajaram Subedi 23 September 2012
Excellent quite of the morning view
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Karen Sinclair 23 September 2012
A beautiful free spirit.... appreciating all that costs nothing and just waits for eyes to appreciate....I shall remember this for its purity and freshness....tyvm karen
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Louie Vetter 23 September 2011
Quite excellent view of the morning
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Ramesh T A 23 September 2011
The poem says about morning glory in a beautiful way and kisses the heart of all!
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