I love to be up before dawn
And watch the empty street
And see the dark houses
Slowly twinkle awake
The early cars on their way to work
Tail lights disappearing into the last of the night
The kookaburra’s first call
The light gently edging in
Dressing form to all the unseen
Unveiling the secrets and miracles.
Yatra Sherwood was born in the UK, has lived in India, the USA, Greece — and NSW for the past 16 years where she works as the Executive Officer of a Community Centre. She is an artist, counsellor, manager and most importantly, a cat servant. She is 62 years old and sometimes writes a poem.
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