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Sunset

Andy Lyle 1951 (Londonderry)



Yellow ochre sun
In vermillion sky
What a lovely canvas
Pleasing to the eye
Cirrus clouds change
From grey to red
As wild birds fly
To their tree top bed
Red now changes
Back to darkened grey
As ebony night
Is on its way
There's an eerie light
From the silver moon
We quicken our pace
To get home soon
Brown bats flitting
Around on the wing
Tawny owl chasing
Every moving thing
Yellow crickets chirping
In the long green grass
Moon disappears
As the grey clouds pass
So soon the darkness
Gives way to morning light
As dawn approaches fast
What a beautiful sight
Tangerine sun
In Magenta sky ……


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