Pantoum for the Sun

May 2, 2008
By Tyra Stander, West Chester, OH

I watch the sun set, it is a surreal image.
The pale blues and vivid oranges and ravishing reds and soft pinks.
A feeling of warmth floods my body.
A pastel rainbow of color bleeds out from the sun as it lay down in the West.

The pale blues and vivid oranges and ravishing reds and soft pinks.
Colors that bring love, joy, and affection.
A pastel rainbow of color bleeds out from the sun as it lay down in the West.
The picture is beautiful.

Colors that bring love, joy, and affection.
The type of affection that a newborn feels when curled up in his mothers arms.
The image is beautiful.
Picturesque.

The type of affection that a newborn feels when curled up in his mothers arms.
The way the setting sun reaches out and caresses the community.
Picturesque.
Slowly the begins falling asleep on Ohio.

The way the setting sun reaches out and caresses the community.
Darkness is creeping upon us.
Slowly the sun begins falling asleep on Ohio.
Exquisite.

Darkness is creeping upon us.
The amazing rainbow of colors is replaced by deep blues and dusky violets.
Exquisite.
A starlit evening greets us.

The amazing rainbow of colors is replaced by deep blues and dusky violets.
I watch the sun set, it is a surreal image.
A starlit evening greets us.
A feeling of warmth floods my body.


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