michael oliver

Rookie - 337 Points (13-4-1948 / swansea)

Something About Dawn - Poem by michael oliver

Out there sky unfurls into daytime
Recalls a sunrise of youths first touching
As abstraction whorled into a sensation presented
A dawn on fire with its proof

Air orange with the flags burnished ascendance
The night wept tears kissing the mist
As cattle continued grazing on familiarity
While, golden, Asavins leap from the page

The sun heraldic, tips the poised balance
Sheet of waking shone across the stillness
The land open - its bird song arms
Embrace - the union promised by day's temptation


Comments about Something About Dawn by michael oliver

  • Judy Meibach Judy Meibach (11/14/2013 10:36:00 PM)


    I like this piece a lot - you use some original metaphors which enhance the imagery of the poem - you kept each stanza to 4 lines, maintaining a certain rhythm that is wonderful (Report) Reply

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  • Judy Meibach Judy Meibach (9/30/2013 5:09:00 AM)


    I really liked this piece = I liked your word usage - your personification of the sun was outstanding (Report) Reply

  • Stephen Olufemi Omolara Stephen Olufemi Omolara (9/26/2013 4:54:00 AM)


    Awesome. Nature as it renews itself (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, November 19, 2013


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