Tag Archives: John O’Donohue

A New Day Dawns

 No one knew the name of this day; sunrise clouds

Born quietly from deepest night,

reflections in salt marsh at sunrise

It hid its face in light,

Demanded nothing for itself,

osprey nest reflection at sunrise

Opened out to offer each of us

pelicans flying at sunrise

A field of brightness that traveled ahead,

dawn in salt marsh sunrise

Providing in time,  ground to hold our footsteps

beach sunflower at sunrise

And the light of thought to show the way.

( from The Inner History of a Day by John O’Donohue)