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The Sun Rises

Luis Enrique Jimenez Jr. 2000 (Los Angeles, California)

Only once every day
can you watch the sun rise,
out of fields in the east
and over mountains in the west-
only once every day
can you watch the sun rise.
Are you cliché like me?
Do you look up at the moon-
in hopes that a person you love,
is looking up at it too?
Those feelings are valid-
you’re not alone,
we have more in common
than you currently know.
So save a moment to gaze up,
at the star that we share-
for time shows no mercy
to those that don’t care.
After all only once every day,
can you watch the sun rise.
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Submitted by ComposerLuis on July 15, 2020

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Luis Enrique Jimenez Jr.

Luis Enrique Jimenez Jr. is a composer, orchestrator, and trumpeter based out of Los Angeles, California. Being of Latin American decent, Luis is determined to use his Hispanic Heritage as an instrument to advocate for increased diversity and inclusion in the arts. more…

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