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Moments Before Dawn
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Saturday, April 22, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Good morning! :)

Peace reigns the night;
nothing disturbs the silence;
the sun, still asleep.
I step outside
and look up at diamonds
sparkling on velvet.
The gentle hand
of the wind lifts my hair and
caresses my face.
The moon rises,
a quarter slice of beauty
in the eastern sky.
A meteor
streaks overhead and is gone
just as rapidly.
The first light of
morning reaches its fingers
slowly towards me.
Poetry was
made for times such as this ... the
moments before dawn.

(c) 2006, Karla Dorman.

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Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 4/25/2006
Simply beautiful!
Love, Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 4/22/2006
I have to agree with Karen, this is beautiful, keep writing and be blessed in the writing
God Bless
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/22/2006

Outstanding; your muse is on a roll! Splendid imagery and word usage; I too enjoy the early start of day! Very nicely done; take a bow! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin sister, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Paul Williams 4/22/2006
Ah! Just sooo true Karla, what glorious imagery you relay to us here.

Reviewed by Kate Burnside 4/22/2006
Too true, and you have conveyed both the atmosphere and texture of such inspirational moments perfectly here, Karla. A velvet write that is smooth as the free-flowing ink from your pen, Darlin! :))
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 4/22/2006
The perfect part of everyday is when it wakens. I believe we speak with God easier then when it's quiet. Beautiful piece Karla.Susan
Reviewed by George Jackson 4/22/2006
I'd have to agree with Eileen. Lovely indeed.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/22/2006
You have found ways to express the beauty of things most take for granted, with splendid imagery!Lovely poetry Karla!

Reviewed by Connie Hinnen Cook 4/22/2006
Such a beautiful description of the gentle moments before dawn.
Love this one, Karla.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 4/22/2006
And you make the "moments before dawn" come alive with you words.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 4/22/2006
so true , the morning hours before sunrise seem always to me like a magical time when anything can and usually does happen.

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/22/2006
Lovely write and the Pic is awesome!!

Good morning Karla...oops here it is good!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Peter Paton 4/22/2006
Your wordage and poetic expression excels in this metaphysical write Karla
Your Muse is glorious
Fabolous graphic accentuates the beautiful message !
Love and Peace
Reviewed by Jill Eisnaugle 4/22/2006
I love that picture, Karla. The moments before dawn are so sweet, especially when you know that a transformation of sorts is about to occur, as we head from night to light.

Take care,
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 4/22/2006
Well executed pen on one of my favorite times of the day.
Reviewed by F William Broome 4/22/2006
Karla - I'm sorry I missed it. "Diamonds sparkiling on velvet." A poetic line,if there ever was a perfect one written. Your brain is better than mine for composing so very, very early in the A and M. Thanks for this one... a gem - Bill
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 4/22/2006
Poetry was
made for times such as this ... the
moments before dawn.

It truly was, and you do it well!
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