By Mike Turner

Dark night slowly lifts towards dawn
Jet black skies shade to deep blue
Gently, morning’s coming on
Fleecy clouds reflect sun’s hue

Sweet dew lies upon the grass
Birdsong fills expanding air
Sunlight grows as shadows pass
Leaves rustle in breezes fair

And as awakening from a dream
You sense the world has turned once more
And rise to take up and embrace
The promise of day’s opening door

Mike Turner is a songwriter and poet living on the US Gulf Coast. He was named Male Gospel Entertainer of the Year by the Alabama Music Association (2016) and the North America Country Music Associations International (2017), and was featured on the “15 Minutes of Fame Stage” at the 2020 Monroeville Literary Festival. Mike’s recordings have received play throughout the US, UK, Europe, New Zealand and on the Armed Forces Radio Network. Mike was featured in the book, “Who’s Who of Emerging Writers 2020” published by Sweetycat Press. His poems have been published in several print and on-line literary journals; his poem, “A Flash of Blue,” was awarded 1st Place in the 2020 Springtime Contest at Academy of the Heart and Mind.

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