Saved by the Sunset

This literally happened to me tonight. The sunset caught my stress-ridden eye and this poem started coming. Hope it helps you too.

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Saved by the Sunset

My teeth hurt from two days of clenching.
Jaw, shoulders, hips too
like piano wires.
Even a glass of gone-off red wine
doesn’t ease the tension
my body is hording.

In zombic habitual hurried tasking,
my eye catches
the orange of sunset.
A beautiful signal-fire
that nothing really matters,
that good and bad
are constructs.
This celebration between
perpetual day and night
is real.

I am fleeting
and what worries me
is merely a judgement.
This and I shall pass
but the sunset
is there.

I relax for I am not the hero
nor the damsel in distress
just a passer-by
here to enjoy a few sunsets.

About createthedawn

Dawn’s calling is for her poetry to make our world a positive place. She believes in the power of poetry to process, to focus, to align, and to find our way to happiness and fulfillment. Thus, her pen-name is CreatetheDawn. Follow Dawn's work on this blog and in her books to help fill your world with wit, wisdom, and wonder.
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