Daybreak

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At dawn open chicory blooms

banish my gloom—

their haze of blue,

light purple hues!


Once I was a morning flower,

early hours

were my domain,

when youth did reign.


Now when I waken feeling down,

to lift my frown

I look, listen,

feel the glisten.

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Heinrich_Vogeler_Sehnsucht_(Träumerei)_c1900

My poem is in response to Jane Dougherty Poetry Challenge #38: Daybreak.  The  form this week is a Minute poem with daybreak as the theme and this painting by Heinrich Vogeler Sehnsucht as inspiration.

 

 

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10 thoughts on “Daybreak

    1. Their colour is nice. Chicory stalks aren’t highly attractive when the flowers are closed but when they open there is misty purple blue effect.

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      1. They are hardy plants for sure. The yard in front of our house is actually a field–never sodded except perhaps a few yards immediately next to the house. This year I let bunches of chicory grow instead of mowing them down…to enjoy their colour….but they don’t belong in your roses!

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