Poem: “Light of Day”


Light of Day

Sweet robin, rise,
and sing a morning song.
Your joyful noise
invites the
coming dawn
to shine with you.

Lift up your voice!
The unknown day
springs forth with hope!

Carry on — carry on
And sing your song at dawn.

Carry on — carry on
    your cheery whistles
    your peeks and tuts
And sing your morning song.

Maria Morera Johnson


About Author

María Morera Johnson teaches composition and literature at a technical college in Georgia, and consults and writes about trends in post-secondary education. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Star Quest Production Network (sqpn.com) and co-hosts Catholic Weekend, a weekly current events podcast.