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Let Me Watch The Sun Go Down

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Let Me Watch The Sun Go Down

Let Me Watch The Sun Go Down

Let me watch the sun go down
The end of a life giving day
The flowers tightly curl
Hiding their beauty until the light returns
Breezes slow and fade into stillness
The scents of the day drops onto the moist ground
Animals crawl into their lairs
Do they dreams of open fields?
Or do they watch the darkness
Eyes straining into nothingness
Looking for the moment of their deaths
Their babies cuddle beneath a dense thicket
Clinging close to their mother
Waiting, hoping for the morning’s light
Let me watch the sun go down
Watch its beauty as blue turns into gold and lastly black
Night comes and the world finally sleeps
And still I watch

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  1. Date: 12/14/2011 6:43:00 AM
    You always paint pictures, I always see everthing that you describe so vividly, Oh yes such vivid pictures with words!

  1. Date: 6/1/2011 12:34:00 PM
    as elegantt as the pen that scribed this,robert.. shine on! :) hugggs,nette