To Those Who Chose to Leave

by Poetess   Mar 12, 2017

You missed the sunrise today.

It rose slowly.
Exposing vibrant yellows and
warm reds and
subtle hues of blue.
A spectacle that
would have inspired Albert Bierstadt.

It rose as it has
every day before,
but it wasn't the same.

Had you realized
that no sunrise would have been
the same as yesterday's...

Had you endeavored through
your darkest night,
you may have seen its light.

But I will always wonder
if you would have found solace
in today's sunrise.


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  • 1 day ago

    by Maple Tree

    Ohhh this poem sank my heart, such beauty mixed with tears....Ugh...Very pretty

  • 2 days ago

    by Pagan Paul

    Such a heartbreaking write, nicely penned.

  • 1 month ago

    by Ren

    Congrats on the win!

  • 1 month ago

    by Courtney Hough

    This is gorgeous in its simplicity. Simple and powerful.


  • 1 month ago

    by Naughtymouse

    I'm so glad this is on the front page such an epic write.


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