The Incandescent Beauty of Dusk and Dawn

A sedoka … with the following syllable counts

5/7/7, 5/7/7

Moon scintillating,

Stars twinkling, nature serene,

Poets spellbound, gazed in trance.


The darkness gives way,

Steadily clads in crimson,

The great day celebrates dawn.


©Pushmaotee Subrun


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About Pushmaotee Subrun

Pushmaotee Fowdur Subrun was born in 1949 in Mauritius. She pursued higher studies in Delhi University where she graduated in English. For the past forty-four years she has worked in secondary schools, seven years of which she spent in Masvingo, Zimbabwe, teaching English in an army school. She completed her PGCE at the Mauritius Institute of Education in 1993. After her retirement, she was a member of the Council of the University of Mauritius for three years. She is currently a reader and editor in the Ministry of Arts and Culture. She has written one novel, one play and Short Stories and Fables. Her poems have featured in Setu Magazine, ‘Poetry and Creativity’ and in Atunis Poetry.

4 thoughts on “The Incandescent Beauty of Dusk and Dawn

    1. Pushmaotee Subrun Post author

      So nice to have your motivating comments dear poet Amita… Thanks so very much!


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