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Mexican Sunset

When the sun nestles into the horizon I ponder whether ‘twill be my last sunset Glorious display in splendorous bedizen Surely, the most beautiful I’ve seen yet, Dipping low ‘neath the shimmering sea Across the bay from old Puerto Vallarta I can’t think of any place I’d rather be … Not Majorca, not even in old Djakarta. The western sky turns orange and red With streaks of yellow running through While the sun obediently lowers its head Emotions rise; my darling, I think of you. I long to return to the Mexican Riviera, To watch the world’s most lovely sunset The bay sparkling like a diamond tiara, As peaceful and calm as I’ll ever get.
Written October 8, 2022

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Date: 10/9/2022 2:08:00 AM
I think there must be marvelous memories here " I long to return to the Mexican Riviera, To watch the world’s most lovely sunset The bay sparkling like a diamond tiara, As peaceful and calm as I’ll ever get." and you have captured the ambiance on a page.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 10/9/2022 8:06:00 AM
Aw, thanks, Caren. I do love Mexico.
Date: 10/8/2022 7:50:00 PM
Treated myself to a week alone in Todos Santos walked the beach as the sun arose and went to sleep each day. Your words capture it perfectly Was Heaven!
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Becky Forbes
Date: 10/8/2022 9:06:00 PM
Es cierto! en verdad es mi lugar mas favorito del mundo.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 10/8/2022 8:57:00 PM
Thanks so much, Becky. La playa es muy bonita.
Date: 10/8/2022 3:58:00 PM
Lovely poem full of beauty and romance, Milt. I enjoy the peace within. Thanks for sharing, Bill
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 10/8/2022 6:18:00 PM
Thank you, Bill. I do love the Mexican sunset in Puerto Vallarta. I'm hoping to get down there again sometime this winter.
Date: 10/8/2022 2:34:00 PM
I saw the beautiful Sunset in your words Milton. Thanks for sharing...
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 10/8/2022 6:18:00 PM
Thank you, Michael. I hear the sunsets are really lovely in your neck of the woods, too.
Date: 10/8/2022 10:18:00 AM
I never made it to the Mexican Riviera. Sounds lovely and romantic I’m sure.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 10/8/2022 10:35:00 AM
Oh my, yes, Kim. I have had lobsters on the beach with Deb, each of us digging our toes in the sand, watching the sunset. It's incredibly romantic.
Date: 10/8/2022 10:15:00 AM
I'm reading melancholy memories that you hold as treasures, Milt. These Quatrain lines are very lovely.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 10/8/2022 10:36:00 AM
Thanks so much, Jenna. Yes, I think so, definitely. I inserted the third stanza last because I didn't want to write this poem without that acknowledgment.