Ere morning shews his ruddy face,
First breaks the dawn with gentle pace ;
And then, the Sun, the World’s bright eye,
Rises and gradual mounts the sky;
Until at last his fullest ray,
Floods sea and earth with brightest day.
By Jacob Cats, Richard Pigot
foto – DAWN AT BILAMBIL COTTAGE OVER THE PACIFIC OCCEAN AND THE TWEED BROADWATER 2007.