Kira Ader

The Sun Is Slowly Setting - Poem by Kira Ader

The sun is slowly…slowly…slowly…

I watch, perched on the edge of my open window
The sun sinking below the horizon
My chest is tight
My breathing short
My heart is aching, but I can’t say why
While all I can do is watch as the sun

Night is slowly…slowly…slowly…

Darkness creeps across the earth and
My aching heart is soothed
My rapid breath is calmed
And the tightness in my chest is released
As with the cool breath of evening
As with the Night I

Comments about The Sun Is Slowly Setting by Kira Ader

  • (7/26/2010 7:41:00 AM)

    awesome poem...keep it goin (Report)Reply

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  • (5/23/2005 2:19:00 PM)

    wow Kira... this poem was trully amazing and profoundly beautiful, well done!

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 23, 2005

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