"Aurora" by Guido Reni‘Morning Ecstasy’ by Sandeep Kumar Mishra The Society September 29, 2017 Poetry 2 Comments Reluctant night is slowly retreating The earth in gray, dim shades still hovering, Dawn strides out leisurely to wake each farm Her sleepy liquid light now makes sand warm, This morning nymph arises from sea pearls She’s wearing magic misty gown of swirls, Her gleaming bracelet borrowed from sun rays; Her glory swiftly up the hilltop sways, Her fragrance wakes the slumbering mortals Her singing birds rouse silent asphodels, I’m eager to rise earlier than the bee, Perchance to feel her power visit me. Each household kindles necessary fires, Sense morning incense, hear the far off lyres, The soul feels fresh, the mind rejuvenated, A breath feels like the divine incarnated, The rows of roses, lilies now awaken, The wind is hid in trees and flees when shaken, Shy maid with pitcher comes to fill in river, The peasants, herdsmen pass by same as ever, All creatures must to toilsome life accord Untrodden’s the path but bright’s the reward Sandeep Kumar Mishra is an International freelance writer, and a lecturer in English with a Master’s in English Literature and Political Science. He has edited a collection of poems by various poets, Pearls (2002), written a professional guidebook How To Be (2016), and a collection of poems and art Feel My Heart (2016).His blog: https://sandeepkumarmishra5574.blogspot.in/ Views expressed by individual poets and writers on this website and by commenters do not represent the views of the entire Society. The comments section on regular posts is meant to be a place for civil and fruitful discussion. Pseudonyms are discouraged. The individual poet or writer featured in a post has the ability to remove any or all comments by emailing submissions@ classicalpoets.org with the details and under the subject title “Remove Comment.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related 2 Responses Sathyanarayana September 29, 2017 Ah so evocative! Lovely lines of great imagery. Reply Ram September 29, 2017 Exquisite portrayal of the morning! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.