An Ever Earlier Dawn

eric mccarty
2 min readMar 1, 2024
An Ever Earlier Dawn — Seasons — Headless Now — Lyrical Prose

An ever earlier dawn:

there’s an ever earlier dawn approaching, from February until somewhere in mid-spring we gain an average of 3 minutes of light per day, slowing down a bit in early summer until the trend is then reversed through fall and winter. Yesterday, with a leap year adding an extra day to February, there was the first hint of sunrise as I was finishing my earliest walk. In a weeks time I will be catching the rays…

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eric mccarty

Writer, prose poetry, meditation teacher and lifetime student