David Harris

Bronze Star - 2,171 Points (18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

Just Beyond The Sunset - Poem by David Harris

Just beyond the sunset
Someone waits for me
Just beyond the sunset
Lies my destiny
Where the purple mountains
Lie in deep tranquillity
There I’ll find the treasure
Of love eternally

Just beyond the sunset
Waits someone so fair
Just beyond the sunset
All alone they wait there
Their hair is golden
The colour of the sand
Their eyes sparkle in the night
Like diamonds in your hand

Just beyond the sunset
Lies a home for me
Where the world is peaceful
Like a paradise should be
Just beyond the sunset
Someday is where you’ll find me

Written - July or Aug 1966

Comments about Just Beyond The Sunset by David Harris

  • Veteran Poet - 1,734 Points Sally Plumb Plumb (4/21/2015 1:01:00 AM)

    Immensely enjoyable. (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,734 Points Sally Plumb Plumb (4/21/2015 12:59:00 AM)

    A warm feeling came over me when I read this lovely piece. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 36,223 Points Chinedu Dike (4/19/2015 10:20:00 AM)

    Lovely and well articulated piece of poetry written with spiritual insight. Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 184 Points Brian Jani (6/4/2014 10:31:00 AM)

    Nice poem i enjoyed it (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 396 Points Cat Hodgson (5/6/2014 9:37:00 AM)

    Just over that golden meadow
    Passed that mountain top
    I wish to be your neighbor
    So we can chat a lot!
    Heavenly poetry David! ! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 992 Points Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (11/16/2013 4:22:00 AM)

    Just beyond the purple sunset
    There is a place where the sun sets no more
    Where spring is always permanently set
    And we find our near and dear seperated nomore......

    I welcome all reading this to my page too for your valuable comments (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,072 Points Heather Wilkins (7/15/2013 1:33:00 PM)

    beautiful David. And the song is touching. I love both. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 24 Points Andrew Blakemore (5/8/2013 6:57:00 PM)

    A lovely poem David, excellent work. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 480 Points Patti Masterman (11/16/2009 8:47:00 PM)

    Well a most beautiful poem (and song too) and would never be disappointed by something so lovely! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Karin Anderson (sorry can't vote or comment) . (8/6/2009 5:14:00 AM)

    This is a lovely poem as even the word sunset brings word pictures to my mind. It sings to me
    and there is romance in it that brings a glorious future with your true love. 10 Karin Anderson (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Christina Smith (4/12/2009 7:12:00 AM)

    that was a beautiful poem, well done on getting in the top 500 david! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Arnold Dilley (10/15/2008 2:14:00 AM)

    this is nice! congratulations on this..on top of 500 top list (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Pamela Lutwyche (9/7/2008 4:32:00 PM)

    What a lovely poem. Just beyond the sunset where you will meet your true love, with golden hair and sparkling eyes. Purple haze Mountains what pure delight. I can’t think of a better place to be. well done (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Meghan Wanser (8/31/2008 9:25:00 PM)

    I love this poem, so nice. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Anna Reeves (8/12/2008 6:23:00 PM)

    Nothing but pure beauty,
    when i read you poem i could image everything! !

    great work, love it

    Anna (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Mamta Agarwal (5/21/2008 7:30:00 AM)

    something about sunrise and sunsets, it fascinates me. your poem speaks of hope and faith that keeps us going. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Meggie Gultiano (2/23/2008 7:48:00 AM)

    David, this wonderful! I love topics about sunset and sunrise.It represents hope and faith, and the gift of waiting..No wonder, this is on top of 500 poems..I am very proud of you
    Love, meggie (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mimi Kbd (1/2/2008 12:46:00 PM)

    feels like ma dreams i dream when i can't get 2 figure out life. lovely expression. a thing so far but u hope u will get it some day. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Alison Cassidy (12/27/2007 1:39:00 AM)

    Just beyond the sunset is rather like the space beyond the breath - a place where the real and the imagined coalesce and creativity blossoms. A glorious image. No wonder you've reached the top 500. Congratulations. love, Allie xxxx (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points JoAnn McGrath (11/30/2007 9:23:00 PM)

    First of all I have to say...I'm a sucker for rhyme because that is what I do...so this piece really speaks to me...but on so many more levels....your words paint a path to that perfect place where I would love to be...it brings tears to my eyes because your words are so deep and alluring..... bringing me through many emotions all at once...I can see why it is in the top 500...so well deserved...I'm glad I got to read it again...now going into my faves.....hugs lil sis (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, February 8, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, January 10, 2011

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