What the Dying Day Brings

Poem written by Dale James on Sunday 5, September %23

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Just a short reflection of a bit of my life.

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In the fading sunlight of the day so goes pieces of my life. The things of youth that I will never get back, highlighted by a dying day’s sun. The warmth of the setting sun given to ease what is being lost. A cathartic cleansing, a realization that there are feelings I will never experience again. What strength comes with aging that does not damage a soul? I would trade my soul to feel those things of an earlier life . To taste the sweetness and to smell the fragrance. Just one more time.

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  • Very well done. As a sixty-nine year old, I have experienced some of the feelings. Nice job.
    - September 15 2021 20:05:12
    • This ended strongly. Well done.
      - June 22 2022 00:06:38