Dusk (Cricket Lullaby)

Moving right along with my Poems of the Day, I have made it to Dusk! As Anne says in Windy Poplars, "Isn't 'dusk' a lovely word? I like it better than twilight. It sounds so velvety and shadowy and... and... dusky." I've been fairly proud of the past poems in this series, but let me…

Sunset (Song)

Hello again, and I'm back sooner than I expected to bring the next installment of the Poems for the Day series. Moving along after Sunrise, Morning, and Noon, we come to Sunset! Eagle-eyed readers may notice that I'm skipping Evening, which I originally planned to do. This is because I'll be sharing a Dusk poem,…

Melancholy Sunset Poem

This is something I wrote when I had a minor-key Franz Schubert waltz stuck in my head, and when I was driving in the country as the sun set. I pretended I was in a music video. Enjoy. Sun shrinks from the sky; Night crowds overhead. Shadows catch the eye; Sunbeams far have fled. Lord,…