Treasure Island

Mark R Slaughter


Dawn


Dawn blushed – betrayed her waking sky
To gently break another morrow fine.
Night waned – the black receding – highland
Reaching for the early morning wine.

The chorus rendered frantic caws and
Chirps and other avian song,
Mapping out the 'mine and yours, ' and
Goading more to sing along!

Quiescent water – deep of lake –
Reflected out the hazy red, but
Through the glass, a flick, a break:
An urgent tail from hidden bed!

And in the meadow, waking faces
Calmly spread a coloured veil;
The dew disclosing spider laces –
Oft with once a fly’s travail!

Dawn blushed; revealed her inner peace;
She handed on another blissful day.
Night ebbed, relenting to release of
Warming blood that gives to her display.

Copyright © Mark R Slaughter 2010










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Submitted: Sunday, March 07, 2010
Edited: Sunday, December 25, 2011

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  • Mohammad Muzzammil (11/7/2010 9:27:00 AM)

    Really a nice poem that expresses a beautiful thought regarding the dawn in a very impressive manner. Of course, the day break like a bride who opens her veil. You've present it in a very simple language but expression is great. (Report) Reply

  • Mahina Aftab (11/7/2010 7:25:00 AM)

    hey...ummmmm...i read this poem again and again but i couldn't understand it......a little help please? (Report) Reply

  • Sisirachandra Vaduge (10/19/2010 6:53:00 AM)

    'Dawn blushed; revealed her inner peace;
    She handed on another blissful day.
    Night ebbed, relenting to release of
    Warming blood that gives to her display'

    Nature, humanity, human feelings and mans reactions depicted blended upon philosopy and artistic talent.Please read mines too 'antidote' and ' giantsqurrel' somewht similar to your philosophy... dawn..please leave any comment welcome and best of 'blissfull wishes'' for your talents & posts...
    sisirachandra vaduge. (Report) Reply

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