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Below is the poem entitled Sundowns which was written by poet June Fone. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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I sit and sip my glass of wine, as evening turns to night,
taking in the beauty of a quite miraculous sight,
watching as the sun goes down, from my veranda chair,
breathing in delicious scents, that permeate the air,
I never tire of the show, only nature can put on,
It lasts maybe an hour or so, and then, alas, is gone,
watching as the blazing orb begins to burn the sky
with deep reds and bright oranges, as it prepares to die,
then, later on the twilight shades of a purple lilac haze,
thrown down like a blanket, snuffs out and ends the days,
The sun is dead, long live the sun, I smile, no need for sorrow'
I've whiled away a happy hour, and I will again tomorrow!

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  1. Date: 5/27/2010 9:22:00 AM
    Beautiful imagery in this poem, June! Wished I could sit there with you and sip a glass of wine! Thank you for your comment on "In the Forest"...All the best and keep writing...Gert

  1. Date: 5/26/2010 2:54:00 PM
    Beautiful images in this lovely poem June, I'm envious of your veranda chair >> James

  1. Date: 5/25/2010 8:28:00 PM
    A very creative write