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Spending time alone watching an especially beautiful sunset, after years of having someone to share it with can be particularly hard. But if we focus on what we have, rather than what we have not, we will still see the beauty before us.

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lamika
that was spectacular.
brooke
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Kasey
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Alexis
Your poem was seemed to me to be very clever and beautiful at the same time. It was undescirbably inspiring and admirable.

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This Evening

Quiet as untroubled waters
another austere day gives way
allowing a sun-tanned twilight
to gently coax the night awake
Once our special time together
we watched for Hesparus in half-light
of the genial summer's eve
The harvest of time's scythe
has sustained me and I no longer grieve
Over the many lost evenings
and things we shall never see
for this special time of day
God has given to us all
even if the only one who enjoys it

- is me

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More Visitor Comments (from the Voting form)

Dean
Touches my soul.
George
thas was atremendous poem, and we need more please
Kerri
Woooooooooooooooow
Roberta
I love this peom , it's terrific
Hugh
An exquisite and fleeting moment in the day parallels the exquisite, bitter-sweet time in a life after the loss of love. The realization of a profound sentiment with words and the rythms of words is magical in itself.
jessica
I LOVE this poem. Yu are the kind of poet who really knows what there writting about when they write, ur pretty much saying what everyone else would say but in different words and much better. ilove it
VIVIAN
U TRULY HAVE A WAY WITH WORDS.
chris
beautiful just beautiful. keep up the good work, your doing a good job
MARY
GOOD JOB KEEP MAKING MORE
Sly_
this is a poem!
Diana
This poet put into word what I could not say.
meera
halfway throught the poem i wondered if it would turn out to be tragic.but on finishing i could see the underlying hope you wanted to put across. well written!deep.just the way a poem should be!
Stephanie
Very interesting
stickywicket
very beautiful!
Paula
that's beautiful.

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