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Herald the Day!
by Helga Ross

Friday, March 12, 2004
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Every day matters...

Herald the day, born unfailing, each dawn.
A gift, it comes in good faith, with a soft
whisper promise rendered all in a waft
whether valued or not; never withdrawn
lightly hope or life but belief be pawn.
If only our self-made limits we scoffed
and manmade demands we kindlier doffed
with each other, opportunities spawn.
Aurora’s light lifts up our kohl-rimmed night
as ever it’s done, our sojourn but brief,
renewing the chance to affect our plight.
Having wakened with wonder, this insight
replaces ruefulness; provides relief:
Made - My way to affirm today – I write!

copyright © Helga Ross 2004, 2006

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Reviewed by Cynth'ya 3/15/2004
"Never withdrawn lightly is hope or life but belief be pawn. "
Another way of saying, positive action always comes before solid belief, for "actions speak louder than words."

well said Helga,
from another baby boomer,
cynth'ya lewis reed
Reviewed by Carmen Ruggero 3/14/2004
Dear Helga,

You know I like your work, but I do have my favorites, and this poem, "Herald the Day!" is certainly one of them. Thumbs up, lady!

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/12/2004
Inspiring in its affirmation. Thank you for sharing this offering, Helga. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by E. Richardson 3/12/2004
new days, new possibilities, new writes....very well done, Helga
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 3/12/2004
Great way to meet the day.
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 3/12/2004
Beautiful Helga...very inspiring...floria
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/12/2004
uplifting and inspiring write, helga; truly enjoyed~

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader) 3/12/2004
very inspirering.
Reviewed by jude forese 3/12/2004
excellent sonnet ...
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/12/2004
Yes you write dear Helga, and with such beauty and brilliance of thought! So good to see you back!;-)Superb sonnet!
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader) 3/12/2004
EXCELLENT sonnet maintaining the Italian rhyme scheme!
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