Johannes Carl Andersen

(14 March 1873 - 19 June 1962 / Klakring, Jutland)

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Soft, Low and Sweet


Soft, low and sweet, the blackbird wakes the day,
And clearer pipes, as rosier grows the gray
   Of the wide sky, far, far into whose deep
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  • Rookie - 147 Points Ramesh T A (5/22/2014 7:09:00 AM)

    Soft, low and sweet songs of birds in the early morning when colour of sky is changing and floating flowers spreading fragrance everywhere the Earth wakes to life! What a beautiful morning to begin with one's day 's work! It is indeed a lovely poem to read! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 919 Points Kevin Patrick (5/22/2013 2:59:00 PM)

    A lovely rustic picture of captivating scenery, where a painter composes through art Mr Anderson conveys with words a memory that lives on. Enchanting (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 919 Points Deci Hernandez (5/22/2012 10:01:00 AM)

    earth with a sigh awakes. yup. nice poem to think about all the importance of waking up and not just seeing the goodness of a day, but realizing the importance of bringing and giving soft low and sweet comfort to those who are in need. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 919 Points Deci Hernandez (5/22/2012 10:01:00 AM)

    earth with a sigh awakes. yup. nice poem to think about all the importance of waking up and not just seeing the goodness of a day, but realizing the importance of bringing and giving soft low and sweet comfort to those who are in need. (Report) Reply

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