Dusk. When was the last time you watched the sunset?

November 22, 2015 § Leave a comment

In summer when I passed the place
I had to stop and lift my face;
A bird with an angelic gift
Was singing in it sweet and swift.

No bird was singing in it now.
A single leaf was on a bough,
And that was all there was to see
In going twice around the tree.

From my advantage on a hill
I judged that such a crystal chill
Was only adding frost to snow
As gilt to gold that wouldn’t show.

Excerpt from “Looking for a Sunset Bird in Winter”, by Robert Frost

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