Barry A. Lanier

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Moment In The Morn


The slow founts of dawn,
On a cool winters day.
Cast but one momentous shadow,
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  • Silver Star - 9,575 Points Ramesh Rai (9/22/2014 11:57:00 PM)

    A beautiful lovely and soothing write. Loved your ink.
    So tell me of virtue,
    Sweet family and home.
    Tis' my God of Thee,
    Give me this moment alone. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 911 Points Susan Lacovara (9/22/2014 11:39:00 PM)

    As an author's first scribe, like a parent's first born....given roots to grow, wings to fly. A beautiful poem. PEACE (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,547 Points Akhtar Jawad (9/22/2014 1:44:00 PM)

    A lovely poem, being author's first poem, even then so beautiful and amazing, a well deserved selection for poem of the day. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,878 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (9/22/2014 9:47:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem and the meanings are also praiseworthy. The events of life and family and god's grace all are inter connected and made it into a meaningful poem. I liked it. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,940 Points Patricia Grantham (9/22/2014 7:24:00 AM)

    A very inspiring and uplifting write. Yes mornings are
    very beautiful indeed. The start of the day when spirits
    and emotions are high. Enjoyed. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 395 Points Leslie Philibert (9/22/2014 5:06:00 AM)

    The poem has good solid quatrains, but uses mannerisms like morn and Tis that are a pseudo-poetical style. If you
    read modern poetry from Burnside or Hughes or Heaney you won`t find this A good poem, but the reader notices it is a first one. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 5,793 Points Frank Avon (9/22/2014 4:24:00 AM)

    A good beginning. The very first stanza is the best. Others don't quite live up to that. When you write a poem, listen to yourself. You should sound (a) as you do when you talk naturally, not put-on and, yet, at the same time, (b) have a slightly heightened tone in your words. Stanza #1 does exactly that; each of the others has just a bit of a false sound. Listen for it. Keep working on it. Sometimes you have to write it over and over again. That's OK. I'll be looking for more from you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 589 Points Tiku . (9/22/2013 1:18:00 AM)

    beautiful poem about the glory of the morning.very nice.liked it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 33 Points Mark Dillon (9/25/2012 1:42:00 PM)

    great poem, nothing like the first few hours of the day when the world is stirring to life and new promises and challenges, a time to take a deep breathand enjoy. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 21 Points John S (9/25/2012 12:29:00 AM)

    That still in the early, And the middle of morn. Forget for one moment, Life's trials and its scorn.
    Morning shall soon pass, As I linger and yearn.Praying my God of Thee, For this moment's return.
    Those two stanzas moved me the most because they are true. Everyonce in a while I get in these happy moods where I am worry-free. A moment of temporary joy that just never seems to hang around long enough. (Report) Reply

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