Tri-tanka XII – morning

5 of 7 for Tri-tanka week

It is quiet now
and dark and silent and still
Night-time clings on here
determined not to let go
Failing as the morning comes

Light slowly merges
The darkness slip-slides away
as a new day dawns
Witness to awakening
this is privilege indeed

And here to welcome
without fail the dawn chorus
Lifting voice I sing
and join this happy refrain
for morning has come again

©Jemverse

Picture – ‘Hayase’ by Yoshida Hiroshi (1933)

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. thereluctantpoet
    Mar 06, 2021 @ 16:05:18

    Reblogged this on The Reluctant Poet.

    Liked by 1 person

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