the dawning

A poem by Don Francks

The dawning tells a dewdrop
a dew drop tells a flower
a flower tells a raindrop
a raindrop tells a shower
a shower tells a rainbow
and what do rainbows do?
they tell the sky to tell the star
that makes your wish come true
the first star smiles shyly
and very, very soon
it tells the other stars to sprinkle
stardust on the moon
A moonbeam tells the oceans
a great whale shouts the word
away on wings of wandering winds
who whisper to a bird
the bird begins to sing it’s song
and tells this world of mine
the whole wide world awakes and tells
the sun to rise and shine
the sunshine shone upon my love
my love so fair to see
my love awoke me with a kiss
to tell that she loves me
to tell that she loves me
how shall i tell my love?
i’ll tell it to the dawn
the dawning tells a dew drop
and on
and on
and on……..


Barefoot at Dominion on Queen, Toronto 2008 Рphoto credit Paul Bruch