Awaken a Reddish Haze

Awaken a Reddish Haze


Nocturnal shadows rise with the Flamingo

charmed by the sunrise a reddish haze smiles.

Prone upon the pillow cherished teacup pouts

hushed morning sonnet whispers at my window.

Dreams left to wander my fan begins the day

humidity now departing the sea birds serenade.

Sand dunes sparkling as diamond glints sparkle

grasses flow serenely as terns hover surfside.

Mild on shore winds as hot water is now ready

a royal blend steeping; cherished teapot grins.

My Siamese cat yawns, awake for another day

the tea tastes sublime; awaken a reddish haze.


Ken Allan Dronsfield is a poet originally from New Hampshire now residing on the southern plains of Oklahoma. He was nominated for The Best of the Net and 2 Pushcart Awards in Poetry for 2016. His poetry has been published world-wide throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. Ken loves walking in the woods at night, and spending time with his cat Willa. Ken's new book, "The Cellaring", a collection of 80 haunted, paranormal, weird and wonderful poems, is available through He is the Co-Editor and Cover Artist for two poetry anthologies, "Moonlight Dreamers of Yellow Haze" and "Dandelion in a Vase of Roses" available from

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