vibrant and promising

sunrise on San Agustinillo
Vibrant and Promising

The darkness disappears 
 into a palette of soft pink and orange 
as the golden globe of the sun 
 crawls from the ground of the horizon
into the sea of the sky, throwing her light 
 at the clouds above 
and the sea below, and everything opens 
 in rainbow, vibrant and promising

I wrote this poem in January when I was in Mexico escaping the winter cold. I am beginning to anticipate another escape and the vibrancy and promise of warm January days in the new year…

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