On the painting violette

silhouette of bird above clouds
on the painting violette berglandschaff
 - emil nolde 1867-1956

a bird bearing sunrise on its wings . . .
the blue night slowly recedes from the mountains
as a valley’s silence announces the dawn

By Sister Lou Ella

Sister Lou Ella is a widely published poet. She published her first book of poetry in 2015 entitled she: robed and wordless. She was twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize.