David Harris

Silver Star - 3,137 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

  • Gold Star - 24,266 Points Liza Sud Russia (9/19/2015 6:41:00 AM)

    very peaceful impression! (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 10,656 Points David Wood (8/22/2015 11:14:00 AM)

    Lovely poem. My wife waits just beyond the sunset and one day I will join her. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,784 Points Bharati Nayak (8/10/2015 11:34:00 PM)

    Nice depiction of the abode of peace beyond the sun set. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,012 Points Godfrey Morris (8/10/2015 10:27:00 PM)

    This poem is the epitome of beauty and perfection. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,319 Points Bernard Snyder (8/10/2015 10:12:00 PM)

    This is one of the best poems I've read in awhile. Nice rhyme flow as well. Thanks for sharing and congrats! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 28,812 Points Kim Barney (8/10/2015 8:31:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem, David.
    A worthy choice for Member Poem of the day! Congratulations! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,595 Points Jasbir Chatterjee (8/10/2015 7:16:00 AM)

    wonderful poem with a wonderful title...But why wait for the sunset? we can create that kind of world on earth too when the sun has still not set. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,816 Points Ramesh T A (8/10/2015 3:39:00 AM)

    The eternal resting place of one is wonderfully expressed by Poet David Harris in this poem! (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,506 Points Sally Plumb Plumb (4/21/2015 1:01:00 AM)

    Immensely enjoyable. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,506 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 - 50,061 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

  • Freshman - 549 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

  • Veteran Poet - 1,139 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 - 10,120 Points Heather Wilkins (7/15/2013 1:33:00 PM)

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

  • Rookie - 207 Points Andrew Blakemore (5/8/2013 6:57:00 PM)

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

  • Freshman - 786 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

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, February 8, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, January 10, 2011

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