dusk

Dusk

DUSK

Ribbons of pink and purple
rest on distant horizon,
crickets and bullfrogs singing
lullaby of
evening contentment.

Gone is the noise of the day.
Tomorrow, nowhere in sight.
Only now.

2021-06-21
P. Riggs

Written for Poetic Bloomings Walt Wojtanik’s Boketto form

Dusk

"Nothing Lasts Forever" (Photo Credit: Michael Arawn Kjøge)

“Nothing Lasts Forever” (Photo Credit: Michael Arawn Kjøge)

 
DUSK
(a shadorma)

The sun sets
on my bucket list.
Plans unmet;
wishes, kissed
goodbye. Dreams of motherhood
passed by with a sigh.

2014-09-10
P. Wanken

 

Posted for 100 Days of Summer 2014 (Facebook Group): 84 ~ orange.  Also shared at Creative Bloomings for Prompt 165: A Drop In The Bucket.

 

Author’s Note:
Thank you to fellow challenge contributor, Michael Arawn Kjøge, for letting me use this photo in my post.

Sunrise or Sunset? (NaNoWriMo – Day 9)

SUNRISE or SUNSET?

Sunrise.
daybreak
the suns warm rays
pierce the horizon
calling to me –
beckoning me from
the east
my body wakes
rested
filled with the hope
of a new day
dawning

Sunset.
dusk
the suns rays
lengthen
shadows blending with
cover of nightfall
a cool relief from
the day’s heat
its fullness
settles into the
depths
of the western horizon

hard
to choose
a favorite

2011-11-09
P. Wanken

Written for Poetic Asides “Chapbook Challenge” Day 9: to write a “___or___” poem.