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Day's End

Days’ End

Emeralds twinkling with evening diamonds,
Twilight planes flying through cotton ball clouds,
Wending weary workers traveling home,
A sole spectator sun-hatted watches.

The roar of rolling roads, a siren sound,
Like ants they crawl through streets to empty town.
The smell of smoke o’er charcoal lit fences
Tips of skyscrapers blazing through late smog.

The city is stretching while joggers run,
Baseball boys carry their bats from the park,
The dusk is creeping neath the western sun,
The sole spectator sighs, be-hats, recalls.

Sleepy children with books curl on the floor
It’s the end of the day in my City.  

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 4/30/2017 11:10:00 PM
Absolutely beautiful. Thank you for sharing.
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Date: 4/23/2017 5:47:00 AM
Hello Sunlite. Your words and thoughts are lovely. So quiet and gentle just as the end of the day itself. I very much enjoyed how you ended the entry with children sleeping. That is a beautiful thought. Well done in its entirely.
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Date: 4/23/2017 11:13:00 AM
Thank you - you are so encouraging.
Date: 4/22/2017 2:42:00 PM
Very imaginative use of words and skillfully constructed. This is very deep and seeks meaning in feelings rather than words as the city slowly slips into slumber mood. Emile. #7
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Date: 4/23/2017 11:12:00 AM
You are so dear to comment, and wow! A 7. Thank you.
Date: 4/19/2017 4:25:00 PM
You have described the days end in the city beautifully Sunlite. The imagery here is impeccable and there is a softness to the feel of your words. Bravo. God Bless and thanks so much for your kind words on my "The Meaning of Easter". JB
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 4/19/2017 6:21:00 PM
Thank you, Judy!
Date: 4/19/2017 12:00:00 PM
You have captured a day's end in a city very well. Nice work!
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Date: 4/19/2017 5:56:00 AM
Wonderfully written my friend. I especially love the line "Baseball boys carry their bats from the park," That really brings back memories.
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Date: 4/19/2017 6:10:00 PM
Thank you, Chris. It's a gentle world in the evening.
Date: 4/18/2017 9:53:00 PM
Vivid, lovely imagery with wonderful details. The line: "Sleepy children with their books curl on the floor" is fantastic! Definitely made me smile. Excellent writing sunlite, a joy to read. lynnxxx
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Date: 4/18/2017 6:48:00 PM
I did note an unusual blend of charcoal fires/smoke and modern city elements. That aspect drew me in ... showing my age in missing the hard times without too many gadgets. Shalom, Anil Deo
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Date: 4/18/2017 6:45:00 PM
excellent poetic end of a day in the City of Sunlite (Wanter).a sonnet to boot. sevens up
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