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Jana Kalina


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Morning was in a marvelous mood—

Sun, like a flame thrower,
over the horizon came
spreading its grand mantle of light

In one sweeping gesture,
dismissed all traces
of night

 

© by Jana Kalina.
Used here with the author’s permission.



 

 

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Jana Kalina lives with her husband on Vancouver Island. Given her background in social sciences and journalism, she's found her voice in what she calls poetic journalism — a way of documenting her Bohemian family history and her life (from a young age) in the many countries she's lived in and travelled through.

 


Post New Comment:
Lori Levy:
Especially like the image of the sun as a "flame thrower."
Posted 10/28/2018 10:33 PM
barbsteff:
Love the first line!
Posted 10/28/2018 05:15 PM
wordartdjc:
So well thought through in succinct lovely language.
Posted 10/28/2018 11:13 AM
Jean Colonomos:
I love the first line. It's originality carries through the whole poem.e
Posted 10/28/2018 10:32 AM
cork:
Our morning sun is now sweeping the willows with flame.
Posted 10/28/2018 09:33 AM
michael escoubas:
Wonderful, all-encompassing poem! Thank you Jana.
Posted 10/28/2018 08:36 AM


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