Five in the morning

Five in the morning
September, still dark
and as usual midweek
I’m up with the lark
The world is still silent
the night not yet done
though a tinge in the East
shows the morning has come

And a whisper seems loud
like a shout as my pen
scratches the surface
with sounds now and then
As words from my mind
find the surface and lay
fresh on the paper
with something to say

And I love this still time
it is as a friend
a comfort and solace
on which to depend
It instils inspiration
unmeasured and free
to use and exploit
by the poet in me

©Jemverse

Photo – Jempics

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. bejamin4
    Sep 10, 2020 @ 17:52:07

    Nice line: “And I love this still time”.

    Liked by 1 person

    Reply

  2. Cindy Georgakas
    Sep 11, 2020 @ 20:10:33

    such a gift those early mornings and inspiration that flows… lovely!!!

    Liked by 1 person

    Reply

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