It looked so promising.


it elevated my expectations

to be prepared

for a most unusual sunrise.


The east held thin clouds

close to its horizon

and they took on pink

as the earth turned.


Of course, I turned, too

and in anticipation of marveling

I stood still and waited.

But the spectacular did not occur.

Oh yes, dawn arrived

but its garments disappointed.


It did not wear beauty

but only a gray cloak

which masked its possibilities.

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