Rise of the Sun

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A poem by Dominique Lau:

 

Thousands of delicate

dew crystals

Gently rest upon the tips of the wild grass field

as they shimmer

from the sole ray of light.

Soon the sky is streaked–

A rose, amber, violet ombré;

Not long until it fades

Into the seas up above.

Carefully she saunters

across the field;

the droplets tickle her ankles.

Looks around,

sees none.

Silently

she smiles to herself;

she calls it life,

inner peace,

her happiness–

In her heart does it belong.

Dominique Lau
Sophomore Dominique Lau cherishes freedom of expression through writing. Her interests include cross country, soccer, track, baking, and spending time with friends and family.
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