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Sunday: First Impressions

sin ta
mim qaf nun

the beginning
who am i

quiet the
silence echoes silence

of dawn
but no sun

face to face

pink green
thick warm flowers

walls white
walls white walls

overfed cats
scratching mewling crying

day becomes
what it is


NaPoWriMo Day 22. The NaPoWriMo prompt was to write one or more hay(na)ku (three lines of one, two, and three words respectively; no syllable counts).

Please visit this list of my poet friends who are also doing the poem-a-day challenge. They are worth the look. I’m inspired by them daily. Contact me if you want to be added to the list.

© Sweepy Jean and Sweepy Jean Explores the (Webby) World, 2012


Comments on: "Sunday: First Impressions" (21)

  1. This is beautiful Sweepy. I sense a birth, new wonder and marveling at the world, stability, comfort and security.

  2. Janaki Nagaraj said:

    I like the progression…:-)

  3. This poem exudes the exact feelings which go with slowly waking to a new day. Well done!

  4. I saw and felt hope as I reached the end. Cheers to a new day! 🙂

  5. Scattered Musings of A Creative Mind said:

    A warm comforting place. Even with all the happenings around you, your satisfied with your surroundings. But the silence and gray skies are like little bugs pestering you.

  6. inspiring peace.

  7. Amazing! “white walls…” thanks for sharing.

  8. alif
    in the beginning was the word and the waking and the blanket and the cat and for that I thank you you who gives us Sunday morning again in its most magic of moments.

  9. moondustwriter said:

    love your poem from beginning to end
    had a Sunday feeling ~cozy yet searching

  10. This has a wonderful tone that holds up all the way through! nicely done!

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