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Colour me a sunset

COLOUR me a SUNSET A melting pot of rainbows spreads across the sky As a child takes a paintbrush and presses its bristles wide And plays with it across the dappled canvas. Small clouds shadow within sun-tinted haloes, extremes of the spectrum form jagged lines that blur into each other as crushed Neapolitan ice-cream melting slowly into the horizon. The sun wears its final crown as it taunts with seconds of flawless light Streaking upwards whilst sinking, sinking, thrusting its final rays towards the darkening bands. Another day is dawning beyond the night leaving our sky with a memory to take into tomorrow. But wait, a flash of green.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2020

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Date: 9/4/2021 10:28:00 AM
Thank you everyone for your encouraging words. Karen
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Date: 11/10/2020 12:52:00 PM
Beautiful vivid imagery...
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Date: 11/10/2020 7:14:00 AM
Light has flashed up. “Another day is dawning ...” Brilliant write, Karen! A Fav Poem for me. Welcome to the Soup :)
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Date: 11/10/2020 5:48:00 AM
Smiling as my painter’s heart digests this poem.
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