Early this morning
the song of Niagara falls
into the dense fog
like a poem, at sunrise–
asking nothing in return.
copyright– Betty Ann Whitney, Wesley Chapel, FL, USA
Source: Reprinted from Sol Magazine www.sol-magazine.org
Early this Morning by Betty Ann Whitney was First Place winner of the
Sunrise Tank II, contest, subject: Sunrise at Niagara Falls, Houston
Chapter of the Poetry Society of Texas’s Thirty-First annual Winter
Betty Ann Whitney is Sol Magazine’s Poetry Editor. Her poetry and prose has appeared in anthologies, magazines, journals and other creative publications for over a decade. She has won numerous awards for her poetry. She was Sol Magazine’s first Poet Laureate in 1998, and became assistant editor for Sol in 1999, contributing monthly articles for the glossary and Sol’s “WRITE-NOW” column.
Whitney is a member of the Poetry Society of Texas, New River Poets & Writers, Florida State Poets Association and National Federation of State Poetry Societies.