ivor or ivor.e hogg

Rookie (7/4/1934 / Hebburn.Co Durham U.K)

Perfect Ending To The Day - Poem by ivor or ivor.e hogg

I leave the pinewoods sombre shade
And make my way towards the shore.
Where I can watch the daylight fade.
As I have often done before.

I work all day amidst the trees
Where I can seldom see the sky.
I yearn to smell the ocean breeze
and watch the seagulls wheel and fly.

There is a spot that's known to few.
Above the sea and facing west.
Which offers an unbroken view
to watch the Sun go to his rest.

It is a privilege to see.
The western sky blush fiery red
As the Sun sinks beneath the sea.
There's nowhere I would be instead.

Than sitting high above the sea
To watch the sun set peacefully.

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Thursday,31 May 2012.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 1, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, June 1, 2012


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