A Sunset in December

sky on fire

The sky falls in love all over again, with the earth, witnessing

the glory of her covering, the freshly fallen snow

while the pine trees stand with approval

frozen air blushes

with the sweet crimson

of a sunset

in December.


Poetry and Image Β© Copyright 2017, ancient skies

49 thoughts on “A Sunset in December

  1. I experienced just this yesterday while walking by the sea. You’ve captured the essence of a December sunset so well – beautiful picture too. The only thing missing here in the South of England is the snow which I’m sad about! πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you so much! England is such a beautiful place though, and many here would rather skip the snow and ice! I love your comments here, and thank you for reading. Peace to you and wonderful blessings.

      1. You are welcome:) Would you be interested in participating in the research conducted by University St Trinity, Wales about how contemporary poets relate to sky? I think is very appropriate considering the name of your blog πŸ™‚
        Anyway, It’s just a few questions and it would take you only few minutes to answer.
        Confidentially of your data is guaranteed.

        As a token of my gratitude your poetry will be featured on my blog and as well as a part of research itself πŸ™‚

        I can post questions here, and if you want you can answer me at businessinrhyme@gmail.com

        Your participation would be very much appreciate it.

  2. Thank you!
    Here are the questions:

    1. What year you were born

    2. Country of origin

    3. How long have you been writing poetry?

    4. How long have you been publicly sharing your poetry (via wordpress and other media)?

    5. Have you been traditionally published author?

    6. What sky represents to you?

    7. What inspires you to write about the sky/cosmos, sun, stars or moon?

    8. Do you have a favorite poem that reflects on the nature of sky?

    9. Share excerpt of your poetry where sky/elements of sky are mentioned.

    1. Sorry this does not feel right to me. I haven’t seen or heard from you in more than a year – maybe two – and all of a sudden you are interested in my work? And you want detailed information about me? No. And no way! And besides, I’m not blogging anymore.

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