Inspired by BB14, OvP14, and SarahFM14’s “Strawberry Stars”
When dawn kisses night
and tucks downy covers
around strawberry stars,
listen for the song
faint at first, a quiver of light
through the window,
every syllable ever uttered
every note ever sung–
violet light turned rose
then dandelion bright,
lines that travel as paired parallels,
sparkling and shadowed. Constant couples
waiting like fruit to be consumed.
For Paul Brookes’ Poetry Month Ekphrastic Challenge. Please see the art and other poetic responses here.
This is a perfect ode to the dawn. It makes me think I shouldn’t set my alarm clock , so I can awake hearing dawn’s song.
Thank you, Liz!
The birds are singing now before dawn–around 4:30 A.M. 🙂
You’re welcome, Merril! (4:30 AM is still the middle of the night for me. 🙂 )
I refuse get up to till 5. 😉
Heh heh . . . 🙂
A vision of light and sound
Thank you, Derrick.
The cosmic chord. (K)
Yes, I suppose so!
A lovely poem, Merril, amazing homage to the dawn of the day. Have a great one today!
Thank you so much!
You’re very welcome, Merril!