Treasure Island

Godfrey Morris

(August 1,1982 / Kingston, Jamaica)

Promise of a New Day


Promise of a new day

My faith is weathering like the corps of a rusty iron
I think my extremity has been reached
No earthly drug there be can seemly suppress this blunt-daggered blow
Life has hit me hard I know, many times too much
I wonder how much there is to take
These pains has finally become a habit that will soon lose all potency
Despite all blows I still have one prayer that lightens my hard done soul
A treasure in Pandora's box
New hope will spring with the rising of tomorrow's sun
dreams will become fresh and renewed like the grass-dew of dust new day
that will usher in a time of jubilant dances
the worst will be finally over
and the finest days still lies ahead
all be enclosed in a promise of a new day

Copyright © 2012

Submitted: Saturday, May 26, 2012

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  • Valsa George (8/4/2012 8:00:00 AM)

    If winter comes, can spring be far behind? ? May all dark clouds vanish and your sky brighten up! ! A great write.....! Also thank you for your words of appreciation! ! (Report) Reply

  • Lizzie O'neill (6/7/2012 8:36:00 PM)

    This poem is lovely.. it shows we never know whats whats coming with the promise of a new day... inspiring (Report) Reply

  • Sharad Juneja (5/31/2012 7:20:00 AM)

    A very nice poem...u really know how to express ur feelings and emotions..beautiful one (Report) Reply

  • Vincent Kuo (5/27/2012 3:41:00 PM)

    Wow, beautiful poem! Haha I am honestly surprised, I just wrote a poem called Break of Dawn with a similar theme! They say Great minds things alike or is it Fools never differ hahaha. Anyways, I'd like to invite you to read my Break of Dawn (Report) Reply

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