Members Who Read Most Number Of Poems

Live Scores

Click here to see the rest of the list

(07 April 1950 / London)

What do you think this poem is about?

For Example: love, art, fashion, friendship and etc.

Sunset

That glowing orb of yellow daffodil
Darkening from yellow to orange glow
From the west faint embers that thrill
A shimmering breeze that dips below
The horizon like a mirage in a desert of sea.

From the east darkness spreads its dark cloak
As night creeps slowly in what must be
The closing of the daylight hours now broke.
Sweet nature governs what you and I now see
That orb, now gone, just a dim faint glow
Marks the end of today and what may be.

Submitted: Monday, April 15, 2013
Edited: Monday, April 15, 2013


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Watching the sunset over Rhossili Bay on the Gower peninsular in Wales

Comments about this poem (As The River Flows Along by David Wood )

Enter the verification code :

  • Heather Wilkins (9/5/2013 1:41:00 PM)

    a beautiful description of nature and its wonders

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Juan Olivarez (4/26/2013 1:10:00 PM)

    Beautifully descriptive poem. Very nice.

  • Amir Aizat (4/24/2013 1:07:00 AM)

    beautiful scenery nicely put into words.
    beautiful poem. :)

  • Walterrean Salley (4/22/2013 12:34:00 AM)

    I can see it. What a beautiful sunset. And thanks for sharing such a lovely scene with us.

  • Chandra Thiagarajan (4/21/2013 3:25:00 AM)

    The lovely sun set is mirrored in your beautiful poem with rhyme and rhythm. Enjoyed it, David!

  • Shahzia Batool (4/19/2013 2:24:00 AM)

    The imagery of the sun is remarkably set, it reminds me of Keats description of the sun-god: His palace bright,
    Bastion'd with pyramids of glowing gold,
    And touch'd with shade of bronzed obelisks,
    Glar'd a blood-red through all its thousand courts,
    Arches, and domes, and fiery galleries;
    And all its curtains of Aurorian clouds....

  • Lyn Pendleton (4/18/2013 9:55:00 AM)

    Hi David, as much as I admire sunsets I tend to ignore the sun when possible.I sometimes have a
    strange phobia it will blow up the more I think about it, pay attention to it. HennyPenny syndrome or
    something. A wonderful write. I wish I could pick subjects so available. take care

  • Kelvin Owusu (4/18/2013 1:10:00 AM)

    Agreed with valerie this is a beautiful description of the sun truly a positive vibe nicely done

  • Valerie Dohren (4/16/2013 1:27:00 PM)

    A beautiful description of sunset David, very inspired.

  • Xxxxxx Xxxxxxxxx (4/15/2013 1:28:00 PM)

    A beautiful nature piece capturing a serene moment that so many of us take for granted. Very uplifting and so well written. Thanks for sharing.

Read all 13 comments »
[Hata Bildir]