A Day’s Art

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Caspar David Friedrich – Woman Before the Rising Sun (1818-20)

Dawn urges one to rise, to capture the day’s first rays

To look to the east and be amazed

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Charles Condor An Early Taste for Literature 1888

The morning wears on, light intensifies

This day’s business is magnified

Tom ROBERTS | A break away!

A break away!1891 Tom Roberts

Blazing noon spot lights day’s drama

Actors’ roles’ play out their opera

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While daylight lingers  1890 Charles CONDER

And as the light falls to the west

sun’s passion wanes, air refreshed

'A Cornfield by Moonlight with the Evening Star' - Samuel Palmer

A Cornfield by Moonlight with the Evening Star 1830 Samuel Palmer

Night predominates, moon arises

thus ends this day’s cycle