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The Dew of Dawn

A poem

Photo by Patrick on Unsplash

morning mist rolls up the field
like a lush line of ghost breath
the tropical depression fills
the air with heavy pockets
of water balloons
already coming to boiling point

before the sun begins
its late summer southern assault
swallowtails awaken
gathering and spreading…



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Samantha Lazar

Poetry, fiction, and essays in celebration of being a Mom, Wife, Educator, Writer, & Lover of Life.