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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 71 of 71, added on March 4th, 2017 at 8:19 AM.

WIUdJG Way cool! Some extremely valid points! I appreciate you writing this post and also the rest of the website is really good.

mike tyson from Switzerland
Comment 70 of 71, added on January 1st, 2016 at 1:39 AM.


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Comment 69 of 71, added on November 28th, 2015 at 1:05 PM.

rfL5GP some really interesting points you have written.

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