Dawn 11 October 2016

The Birth of Dayimg_0887

It was barely dawn;

a narrow band of crimson stretched across the eastern horizon.

The reflective silence in the pristine morning,

when even the Chickadee slumbers, and I knew you were there.

The glacial brilliance of a brimming moon shone in a frigid, frostbitten dark.

Steam rolling across rooftops, pooling the warmth of sleeping hearths

in an offering to the brisk delivery of day.

Sluggish shapes converging to complete a daily ritual,

awaiting the yellow buggy, which will carry them to school.

I beheld the whole scene, through the kitchen porthole,

with the ease of slippers and a steaming mug.

Advertisements

About Sally Gerard

I am a writer, runner, teacher, singer, guitar player, mom, lover, coffee drinker, hunter, antique tractor driver, horsewoman, sister, and lover of the outdoors. Did I mention that I love lighthouses?
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s