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GENTLY SETS THE SUN

Posted: Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:01 pm
by Linner
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GENTLY SETS THE SUN

The hours have flown, and so has the day,
With the goings and comings and all.
Inevitable though--time does hold sway
And the glowing sun begins to fall.

Ever so gently sets the sun.
Not in a hurry, its pace oh, so slow.
Our body clocks follow as day becomes done,
Many feel ‘tis so sad to see the sun go.

It must come, for we all need the time to rest,
Turn our weary souls over to a slower pace.
Now for the night ones, their time to invest-
All moon spirits, to savor its beautiful grace.

So we walk or we sit to watch the great show.
All the colors galore, unbelievable each day!
Gently sets the sun with its warm, soft glow,
Souls quietly celebrate, each in their own way.

‘Tis a wonderful end to a day, sun’s soft voice,
For the Lord has a way of giving us His love.
If your soul is His, this is time to rejoice
In His gifts, that so graciously come from above

As I watch the sun set oh, so gently tonight,
Angels wings gently cool the earth, soft without sound
Their shift is over, they've done what they might
I can feel the love flowing so freely around.

At the end of the day, the night angels begin.
Their charges are stirring and coming alive.
Yet, just as dusk settles, I watch to the end-
Gently sets the sun, let the night now revive!

My eyes watch the colors as they softly fade,
Straining to see the last shred ‘til its gone.
Then the night I embrace, the evening shade-
Time to watch all the glorious stars turning on!

And my soul is at rest with a sigh of content,
For the beauty I’ve seen in this glorious day.
What a wonderful time all my senses have spent
And I thank you, I thank you Dear Lord, for today.


Moonchild
Linda Vale Martin © June 22, 2010

Re: GENTLY SETS THE SUN

Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 3:18 am
by Brenda Pike
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Re: GENTLY SETS THE SUN

Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 10:46 am
by Linner
THANK YOU, DEAR BRENDA !! :D :) :lol: :wink:

Re: GENTLY SETS THE SUN

Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 5:29 pm
by Sir Daniel
Linda, for starters I LOVE THE TITLE.. it reminds me of a song..

the poem was beautiful, a tribute to God for giving you another beautiful day to enjoy..

this stanza stands out too me..

As I watch the sun set oh, so gently tonight,
Angels wings gently cool the earth, soft without sound
Their shift is over, they've done what they might
I can feel the love flowing so freely around.


Take care my friend, see ya around.

~ Daniel

Re: GENTLY SETS THE SUN

Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 9:58 pm
by Linner
Sir Daniel wrote:Linda, for starters I LOVE THE TITLE.. it reminds me of a song..

the poem was beautiful, a tribute to God for giving you another beautiful day to enjoy..

this stanza stands out too me..

As I watch the sun set oh, so gently tonight,
Angels wings gently cool the earth, soft without sound
Their shift is over, they've done what they might
I can feel the love flowing so freely around.


Take care my friend, see ya around.

~ Daniel
Hey, good friend, Daniel !! Thank you very much for such a nice comment on this poem. Glad that you liked that stanza. It's interesting to see what grabs people in the poems we write, isn't it ?? One of the things I love so much about writing it is the different aspects shown to me by others that I didn't see at first ... I call it faceting. So many different angles to a poem !!

You take care, too, Daniel...and thank you once again !!! Yep, I'll most likely be here sometime or another...I love Hugs !!

Love to you always...Linda :D :) :lol: :wink:

Re: GENTLY SETS THE SUN

Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 10:28 pm
by Marlys
This is so softly penned dear Linda..I could fall asleep drifting along with the view it brings

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Re: GENTLY SETS THE SUN

Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2010 7:37 am
by Linner
GOSH, GIRL...THANK YOU !!! :) :lol: :wink:

Re: GENTLY SETS THE SUN

Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2010 10:59 am
by Marlys
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Re: GENTLY SETS THE SUN

Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2010 6:08 am
by Hope
Linda,
I really love this one it brings peace to the soul at the end of the day!

God Bless You Love Eva

Re: GENTLY SETS THE SUN

Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2010 6:20 am
by Linner
Hope wrote:Linda,
I really love this one it brings peace to the soul at the end of the day!

God Bless You Love Eva
Eva, I thank you so very much, girl. I am very honored that these words bring forth those feelings in others. God gave me such a wonderful thing to do with this poem....

Love, Linda :D :) :lol: :wink:

Re: GENTLY SETS THE SUN

Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:15 pm
by DeaconSteve


Breathtaking, simply magnificant, stunning, brilliant, awesome, MASTERPIECE, *****Stars for excellence, and ********** for the heart that wrote this touching and very meaninful to me at least. One of your best Linda, and they are "the best." God bless you for sharing this. Peace!

Re: GENTLY SETS THE SUN

Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:44 pm
by Shirley Baucom
Linda, I can't find words to praise the beauty of this poem enough, guess I'll just ditto the comments already said. You truly are amazing and I am very grateful for the opportunity to share all these blessings from your heart. I always look forward to the next one. Love, Shirley B

Re: GENTLY SETS THE SUN

Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2010 3:12 pm
by Linner
DeaconSteve wrote:

Breathtaking, simply magnificant, stunning, brilliant, awesome, MASTERPIECE, *****Stars for excellence, and ********** for the heart that wrote this touching and very meaninful to me at least. One of your best Linda, and they are "the best." God bless you for sharing this. Peace!
WOW STEVE !! You sure know how to tickle a gal's heart !! Thank you, my friend, for such a wonderful comment on this poem. It truly is beautiful here, and I am so happy that the words put together made you feel this way !!

Love always, Linda :D :) :lol: :wink:

How the heck fire are you doin', anyway ?? You feeling better ??? :?: :?:

Re: GENTLY SETS THE SUN

Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2010 3:17 pm
by Linner
Shirley Baucom wrote:Linda, I can't find words to praise the beauty of this poem enough, guess I'll just ditto the comments already said. You truly are amazing and I am very grateful for the opportunity to share all these blessings from your heart. I always look forward to the next one. Love, Shirley B
Now, Shirley....you tryin' to out talk Steve ?? You have me grinnin' here with your most wonderful comment !! I can only say that what I write is the gift that God gave to me, so there you have the source !!! Plus, look at the material He has given me to work with !! Thank you so very much, Shirley...your comment means a lot to me and I am very grateful to you for this !!

Love, Linda :D :) :lol: :wink: