Explore Poems GO!

The Lonely Time

Rating: 4.6

I cherish early morning,
the lonely time.

To wait and watch the glow,
almost sublime,

rising into the night
until the hour

of sleepy tousled sunrise

and its power.
Read More

The Lonely Time
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Topic(s) of this poem: hope
READ THIS POEM IN OTHER LANGUAGES
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
upendra nmajhi 12 May 2019

morning norture hope is superb.

0 0 Reply
Michael Walker 26 June 2017

You make a telling point here. The pre-dawn darkness is always a peaceful time, but the day may bring conflicts and trouble. Solitude is everything. I like the photo a lot.

0 0 Reply
Barry Middleton 27 June 2017

Exactly! Once the sun is up noise and reality set in but sunrise itself is hope.

0 0 Reply
Lawerence Mize 19 March 2017

Enjoyed this poem. I'll reflect on it when I have my coffee tomorrow. Thanks for sharing.

0 0 Reply
Barry Middleton 19 March 2017

Thank you for reading and commenting Lawerence.

0 0 Reply
Mountain Man 16 November 2016

As the lonely man cries for his better half. A crock sometimes in this post modern world.

0 0 Reply
Barry Middleton 16 November 2016

The poem is about morning not a lonely man. lol

0 0 Reply
Rebecca Navarre 06 October 2016

Oh, The Beauty of your words! ! ! Truly Wonderful painting! Inspirational! ! !

2 0 Reply
Barry Middleton 07 October 2016

Thank you very much Rebecca. I am glad you like it.

0 0 Reply
Anya Nikolaevna 17 August 2016

Beauuuuutiful poems, written beautifully! I am in love with your writing!

2 0 Reply
Barry Middleton 17 August 2016

What more could a poet ask for. Thank you so much.

0 0 Reply
Pamela Sinicrope 06 May 2016

I can relate to this poem. I am a woman of the morning. I love its quiet solitude and the safety of the tousled sunlight. There is something about the word tousled....love it. It s a sensual word one can luxuriate in before becoming a truly awake person. To think of the sun in a tousled state is unique... and fitting. A very uplifting hopeful poem.

2 0 Reply
Barry Middleton 07 May 2016

Thanks Pamela. I appreciate your appreciation.

0 0 Reply
Norah Tunney 04 April 2016

My heart leapt as I read this , full marks you captured exactly how I feel I too love the early mornings Frank I lived in a monastery for many years and rose around 330am every morning It's the lonely time that poets love So succient and so well penned

3 0 Reply
Barry Middleton 04 April 2016

Thank you for the kind comments here and on several of my poems.3: 30 am is early for me but sunrise is perfect.

0 0 Reply
Leloudia Migdali 20 February 2016

What a wonderful poem! I love early mornings. All around is quiet and you can cherish it all alone!

3 0 Reply
Uzefa Rashida M.a 20 February 2016

it seems you love early mornings, dewdrops, dawn and that morning is your muse to make you a great poet. i have read a few of your poems and i feel you love mornings n they are best presented in all your poems. Beautiful lines.

3 0 Reply
Barry Middleton 20 February 2016

Thanks for the encouraging comments. I do love mornings.

0 0 Reply

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

7/20/2021 11:41:40 PM # 1.0.0.663