Charles Hanson Towne

(1847-1949 / United States)

A City Sunset - Poem by Charles Hanson Towne

Across the roof-tops of the town
I saw the flaming sun go down;
For some, another day of tears
Lay buried in the hurrying years.

The shadows folded; here and there
A yellow light began to flare.
For some, another golden day
Of gladness sped upon its way.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 3, 2010



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