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Crimson Sky

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Crimson Sky

attempting to keep the splendid
crimson sky in my sights 
before it passes by
as it rolls over the dying sun
spilling over the nightly sky
gone are the glory days
my great expectations
life i once breathed 
changes appear 
before my weary eyes
with surefire quickness
my story is expressed
while my shattered mind 
overflows
with whispered tears 
and trembling hand
a flicker of light realizes
the ultimate sunset

Published by Poetry Institute of Canada 2014 edition

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  1. Date: 8/1/2013 11:20:00 PM

    it is wonderful Betty.... LOVE ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 7/30/2013 8:39:00 AM

    Betty, , congratulations... with your sweet win... luv.. Linda

  1. Date: 6/18/2013 2:39:00 PM

    I could feel the beauty of this sunset in your words...congratulations on your win

  1. Date: 6/12/2013 6:58:00 PM

    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/12/2013 2:19:00 PM

    As the end of the day brings a melancholy feeling sweeping over.......so does this beautiful poem! Congratulations to you and this stunning poem!

  1. Date: 6/11/2013 10:36:00 PM

    Great write. Congrats on your well deserved win. AO

  1. Date: 6/6/2013 9:02:00 AM

    U have employd sunset in such a fab freeverse way dat i give u 5* to add to yor twilight. Take care poetess:)

  1. Date: 6/6/2013 7:28:00 AM

    This was damn good! The deeper meaning of sunsets and its true colors. Wonderful job!

  1. Date: 6/6/2013 7:23:00 AM

    Beautifully crafted. Rick