That orange-pink sky
takes my breath away.
So pure and lovely
it spreads across the horizon.
But as the sky grows darker and darker
The pink fades to purple
The orange to red
The light blue to a colder blue
Night is coming.
Before i knew it
The sky was glimmering in stars
The full moon shining brightly over head
The wind picked up a bit
And i shivered
The night was cold
And the dark made it colder.
As an action to stay warm
I pulled up my collar
But it didn't work.
I quickly made my way home
Being sure no one saw
For they didn't know i was out.
For they didn't know i was waiting for my miracle.
I wake up early the next morning
And head outside.
The birds were starting to wake up
The sky was turning that soft pink color
I quickened my pace
to make it on time.
And just as it began i made it to the stop
The sunrise was beautiful
and it took away my breath.
I smiled to myself and thought my wish.
I had a feeling,
Something good will happen.
All i had to do was watch the sun set.
With hope in my heart
And joy filling my body
I jogged home.
The day was passing
and the sunset was coming
I needed to get out
I excused myself and quickly went outside
I ran to the stop.
Panting and tired i made it a little late
The sky was an amazing orange/purple color
I smiled despite the day i had.
Once again the sunset was ending
But today it was different
Today a figure walked toward me
And deep in my heart i knew it was you.
5 years, 8 months, 12 weeks
25 days, 24 hours, 30 minutes
was all it took
To see you walking back to me from war
And all i did
was Watch the Horizon
Dedicated to all those families who have a loved one in the military. We wish for their safe return. God Bless them all!