Friday, October 8, 2010

Omodele: The Son Also Rises

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copyright 2010 K. Omodele

Sunrise is a gold-smeared promise, with its hint of anticipation. Day clean; a new slate; a rebirth, like Spring, except The Son is only a day older. He's excited as he embraces each Dawn- a time to briefly contemplate then bury yesterday's mistakes. Can't undo what has been done. (Did Basquait ever erase smudges; did he cover smears?)

Sunrise is a vernal whisper cascading over dying winter silence. It blankets the algid night and its dew-draped freshness inspires, murmuring, "Today is a new day." Pond water steadily slushing over stagnant stones is his mantra, persistence will eventually form, shape and mold the unyielding. "Life is change; stagnation is death."

The Son rises with the sun. He rises like the sun...With the confidence worn by a warrior who has trodded through a hail of brimstone and gunfire, he meditates over his canvass, lifts his chin and continues painting the rest of Life's Journey...



5 comments:

  1. This is really a clever piece; the way you go back and forth between the sun and the son.... and the description of the sunrise is brilliant!....

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  2. True words indeed, and very significant to recent events in these times. Great words interpreting the subtle movements we all know as life

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  3. @ Anonymous thanks. I'm satisfied that the parallel is noticed...

    @KayaOne... True, Bredren. Life is full of subtle, yet significant movement.

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  4. reading this leave me reminiscent of... "its like when u listen to jazz, it has a certain soul to it with a buzz"


    Biggs

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  5. I think this is one of your best pieces to date! Sorry it took me so long to comment however, I had to savor the words/thoughts/ideas/concept. I had to let every word penetrate my being then gather my thoughts.

    It's very metaphoric and I think there should be a follow up piece for your readers.

    I love your mind-now keep me entertained!

    With Love

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