October Dawn

Living at the foot of Grabbist in the beautiful medieval village of Dunster is a blessing.  There have been many hours spent enjoying walks exploring woodland, moor, beaches and coastal paths and whilst I am finding it easier to be up in time for dawn, this was the first time I have ventured up through Grabbist’s woods to watch day break over the Quantocks.

Inspiration was at my side.  Images caught, words flowed to become the poem below.  I trust you enjoy and that you may catch a glimpse of how it felt and more …

Happy October everyone!

As new day dawns and wonder breaks

Grabbist’s woodland whispers wake,

Sun, frisky, round – his smile bold

Now risen shining dressed in gold.

Tis rosy pink and misty too

This quiet dawn October view.

The rabbits, blackbirds and the deer

They’re all awake and with me here.

A stag stands guarding peaceful doe

With quiet grace and strong repose

His presence proud, inspiring poise

Live well today and feel Life’s joys.

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One thought on “October Dawn

  1. Even without the photo, your words made this piece stunning. Images sang from every line, helping me to share your experience of the dawning autumn day. And the picture – a whole other story bursts from the page. The bird appears to be crossing from the stormy heaviness of cumulous clouds into the lighter scuds, as if crossing the barrier from one existence into another, just as you have crossed from the old into the new and found a freedom of joy and expression. Great work. Well Done!

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