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Smoky Hoss

Rookie - 885 Points (01 may 1962 / U.S.A.)

Sometime


There are some days
when the sunset light blazes in curls,
burning orange upon the clouds
bending at the end of the world -
And sometimes you can actually feel
that silent presence, death, in whispers unhearable,
burning away in the beauty of the sunset
at this, the end of day, nearly unbearable -
When you're feeling extremely fragile
and can find no way returning Home,
the difference between sundown and sunset
is the difference between lonely and alone -
Sometimes the fading light passes over
into a shadow dark upon the wall,
listen carefully in the evenings waning light
there you shall hear softly, the angels call -
Very seldom (but Sometimes) in the sunsets lavish beauty
right at the sharp edge of ending,
you just may notice the broken nature of living
not so bellicose as it is spiritually comprehending -




- this came to mind as I followed an incredible sunset one evening
into it's beautiful finale -

Submitted: Sunday, June 16, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 30, 2013

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  • Rookie - 24 Points Dee Corpolongo (7/2/2013 9:52:00 PM)

    Talk about a beautiful write! I could feel the moments described so clearly and
    the beauty of nature glowing in a superb silence that could move ones soul.
    I loved this excellent poem as I love beautiful sunsets. Thank you for sharing it. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,490 Points Anthony Di''anno (6/25/2013 12:02:00 PM)

    Magnificant Smoky. A photograph, a painting, an audible recording of a deeply profound moment, wrapped beautifully in a remarkable poem. Thank you :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 150 Points Patti Masterman (6/20/2013 11:53:00 AM)

    Wow this blew me away, totally magnificent (just like a sunset, but painted in words instead) . (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,944 Points Valerie Dohren (6/17/2013 10:25:00 AM)

    We have many stunning sunsets here in the UK, and they are always inspirational. Excellent poem Smoky, a great read. (Report) Reply

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