Walk at Sunrise

Walk at Sunrise
Walk at Sunrise

Walk at Sunrise

1.  DARK

assessment of need

points directly at morning

walk before the bright sunrise

starts in the darkness

observe the world catching light

outline of shapes taking flight

 

bundle up to fight a frost

that still bites upon your nose

just walk into cold and dark

forward without light

follow a familiar path

visited during the day

 

before long grey swoops down

cold breath creates its own clouds

grey feet upon grey sidewalk

fences without color

a colorless middle ground

seems wise to just keep moving

 

do you remember

which color you may of seen first

was it a baby blue bird

feeder in a yard

or a bright yellow

canary like sun catcher

 

2.  GREY

a moment grey leaves

was there a turn of a page

a certain number of steps

when second hands move

grey that bends this morning world

simply gives in to color

 

the cold still holds sway

as world takes on a crispness

a cold cucumber of place

each step is a snap

a crack in still level ice

where dark is lost to the light

 

evaluation

all this evaluation

the work within the saunter

morning sets you free

opportunities of day

opening to a good book

 

this light penetrates

every time you close your eyes

slowly memory changes

from frigid to hope

colorless before colorful

a reason for horizons

 

3.  COLOR

suddenly color

with all shades advances

all dark and grey forgotten

a days length of green

from baby to deep blue skies

so much the eye overwhelmed

 

frozen mind sees red

homemade ceramic toadstools

in contrast to the brown grass

covered in dew

spherical light gatherer

share spectrum this cold morning

 

morning memory

kept within these colored files

heavy makeup of a clown

or the more subtle

tip of a stalk of brown grain

mountains are many palettes

 

invigorated

pull new brushes from package

try to recreate sunrise

the rest of the day

canvases recently stretched

awaiting gesso and home

 

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Jamie Lee Hamann

Things have changed over the years. My name is Jamie Lee Hamann and I have a passion for writing short fiction and poetry. I started writing for TCE around 2015 and since then I have finished two collections of poetry "Six Years of Service" and "The Rhyme of the Ancient Middle Class" both available on Amazon and plans for more. I share a weekly poem for TCE every Saturday. I started work on my first novel and I am using TCE to share my progress as I go. I share new excerpts of this work every weekend. A Science Fiction novel that I hope is enjoyable to read. I currently live in Lemmon Valley NV with my family. I am excited to share my poetry and my writing. If you desire to find my other work on the internet feel free to stop by my website simplepoetics.weebly.com. The website offers articles on poetry, poems, and links to all my other writing.

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