Project 365/286 – Misty Morning on the Magothy River

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Morning Mist

Its rudder runs through the morning grass
In its wake, the dew a sea of tranquility;
Its early gray aura taps at window panes
As to Morse code a waking message;
It challenges the walking sun with playful scorn

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Softly, all living creatures come to life;
The hues on nature’s landscape unfold
Brush-stroked by a master’s hand;
Nightlights are extinguished one-by-one
As the sun attempts to peer through the glass;
It creates hidden shadows for the nocturnal

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To the meek-eyed, a bargaining plea;
Advancing, it covers the streams and the lakes
As to see its own-misted reflection;
Its content to be obscurely good
As it lofts upon the mountains;
The morning breeze blows a gentle wind as to challenge
Its soft touch dissipates the mourning mist – their differences reconciled.

Robert Sheridan

18 thoughts on “Project 365/286 – Misty Morning on the Magothy River

  1. The best thing about walking my dog early in the morning before I go to work it the mist coming from the lake behind our house. It just adds a new dimension to the landscape. Beautiful images yet again!

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