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Galway Kinnell - Daybreak

On the tidal mud, just before sunset,
dozens of starfishes
were creeping. It was
as though the mud were a sky
and enormous, imperfect stars
moved across it as slowly
as the actual stars cross heaven.
All at once they stopped,
and, as if they had simply
increased their receptivity
to gravity, they sank down
into the mud, faded down
into it and lay still, and by the time
pink of sunset broke across them
they were as invisible
as the true stars at daybreak.

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Poet: Galway Kinnell
Poem: Daybreak

Comment 46 of 46, added on February 28th, 2014 at 3:41 PM.
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VY5rm2 Awesome blog article.Really thank you! Really Great.

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Comment 45 of 46, added on January 8th, 2014 at 10:20 AM.
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PPJkQN I appreciate you sharing this blog post.Much thanks again. Really Cool.

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Comment 44 of 46, added on November 17th, 2013 at 5:01 PM.
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QxhuVM Thanks so much for the blog article. Want more.

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