Saturday, March 4, 2017

Dawn is a Child

Dr Abe V Rotor

Old church of San Vicente, Ilocos Sur 2017

Dawn is the child of sunrise,
azure, crimson, emerald,
curtain of a new day,
a call for all to rise.

Through the church's window,
she joins hymns and psalms,
prayers of the faithful
seated row by row.

Over the mountain range
a reclining profile rises,
her gown of darkness fades
and soon will change.

Like the dawn I'm a child,
rising up as she rises,
to her ephemeral beauty
devoid of any pride. ~

 Cordillera Mountain and Old Church Profile 2017 (Photos by the auhor.)

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