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In The Sunset

Updated on August 31, 2015
In the fading twilight times,
As my eyes are filled with tears,
I look out over my family home,
And I see the faces of my youth.

The good times and the bad are,
But a fading memory in time,
One by one felled by age and time,
Where has youth and vigor gone?

Saplings sprout and grow tall,
In the sun and rain at my home,
Timber is felled when mature,
But a hole is left hard to fill.

The sun is going down again,
And with it the ties that bind,
Fading memories as the sunset,
Sisters, brothers, kith and kin.

Roy Blizzard III
Roy Blizzard III

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      John Hansen 20 months ago from Queensland Australia

      Sad but beautiful poem Roy. Well done.

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      Cindy Crawford 20 months ago from Manchester

      Nice wrote Friend..........

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      kalpana's imagination 20 months ago from ahmedabad

      lovely.. do follow me to read my hubs

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      Mary Wickison 20 months ago from Brazil

      So sad but so true. Beautiful poem.

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      Larry Rankin 20 months ago from Oklahoma

      Beautiful poetic representation of a difficult subject.

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