Jinge Norvall

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Dawn


Amber tendril'd
O'er night-time's sleeping breast
Unfurling limbs pale,
Gold caressed;
Molten velvet
erupts
In crimson day
Luminous kisses
To night's retreating veil.

Submitted: Sunday, November 27, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, July 10, 2012
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I am not at my best at dawn, & hence seldom appreciate the beauty of the dawning day... but I wrote this one morning when I woke early enough to watch dawn sweep away the night & explode into day!

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