Monday, April 12, 2010

Brand New Day: An Original Poem


I worked on a number of different versions of the following poem last week. One version has five more stanzas. I decided I liked the four-stanza version best.

Brand New Day
by Elaine Magliaro

The sun arose. The stars all fled.
A sleepy moon slipped off to bed.

The dark sky paled to baby blue
As nighttime disappeared from view.

Then dawn put on her yellow gown
And danced a jig all over town.

Loud roosters crowed, mourning doves cooed:
“It’s a brand new day. Our world’s renewed.”


4 comments:

jama said...

So lovely! I like the dawn dancing a jig in her yellow gown :).

Bridget said...

What a pretty poem! The images your poem paints in my head are great.

Sarah @ BecomingSarah.com said...

I think the first stanza is my favorite. I have a moon and stars lovething in poems...

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