Dusk

Photograph of the sun setting over a ridge on the far side of a body of water, with autumn-colors among the trees in the foreground. Photographer: David Dayton.

Spreading a stain of ripe mango
The sun dissolves among plum-colored clouds

We have come out again to watch
And talk quietly or not at all
Grateful, taking solace

Like a last thought before sleep
A dove homes toward the glowing rim
Dragging a blue sheet
That turns black when no one is looking

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See https://www.pw.org/directory/writers/david_dayton Here, you’ll find draft chapters of a memoir and poems I’ll select from to publish a book later this year.

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David Dayton

David Dayton

See https://www.pw.org/directory/writers/david_dayton Here, you’ll find draft chapters of a memoir and poems I’ll select from to publish a book later this year.