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  • Texas | Columns | "Once Upon A Line"

    Sunrise

    by David Knape
    Over black box houses
    in the early morn
    the sun comes up
    with no introduction

    it just happens
    that the sky is waiting
    for it
    ready for its new clothes
    of glorious colors and
    brilliant light

    the sun awakens the day
    and something
    in all of us
    makes us
    pause in step
    and stare in wonderment
    drinking in the beauty
    that will quench our thirst
    for the rest of the day

    each of us will get to see it
    remark to others
    use it in our conversations
    for how often do you see
    the stroke of genius
    before your very eyes

    the sunrise is a gift
    that comes packaged
    in beautiful colors and fancy ribbons
    left every morning
    on our doorstep

    don't wait
    open it.



    © d.knape

    January 16, 2013
    More "Once Upon A Line" - Light verse and poetry by d.knape
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