AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Craig Hartpence, iBelle Ami, iReverend Dr. Linda De Coff, iRichard Harris, iBlak Rayne, iOwen Thomas, iKathryn Perry, i

  Home > Poetry > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Larry Pontius

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Books
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· 22 Titles
· 37 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Before 2003

Larry Pontius, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.


Dusty Mornings
by Larry Pontius

Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Larry Pontius
•  Awakening
•  How Far Away Is Far Away
•  Close Your Eyes
•  The Second Million Times
•  Mad Money
           >> View all 16

In the dusty morning
When the stars are yawning
And stretching and closing their eyes
I go alone out thinking and humming And sometimes just walking
With the sleepy dawning tide

The sand is cold
Sending shivers up my barefoot feet
The beach is as new
As a Christmas present just unwrapped
With no more footprints
Than a concrete street

And sometimes I stop
Like a slowly spinning lighthouse light
I try to pierce the dark
To see whatís out there in the night
But thatís all I ever see Ė
The night

A kind of empty quiet
All wet and warm
Like an old fisherman
Just puffing and waiting
And looking back
To see what will come
With the light

Thatís when I stop humming
And start walking and start thinking
Maybe I know the reason for the night
And why the tide I go walking with works so hard
To leave the beach a clean slate
Before the light

www.wakingwalt.com

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Regis Auffray 5/22/2004
Great portrait painted, Larry. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Gaye Dale (Reader) 2/24/2004
Brilliant, Larry! You have drawn us such a clear picture! Ohhhh, I've got a great picture in my image library for this - A picture of an older fisherman in all his wet weather gear, caught in a quiet, reflective moment as he draws on his long stemmed pipe in the half light. An exceptional write with a PERFECT conclusion!

Reviewed by anne cunningham 1/21/2004
like this very much, but i tripped over your "barefoot feet." excellent view of the sand before you, liked to concrete without footprints. you came full circle with this piece.

Crazy by Liana Margiva

Is it truly better to have lost love than to never to have loved at all? Author Liana Margiva has written this collection of poems and short stories to explore the question...  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.