End of the Day


December 26, 2007 by WITS Houston

Down dips the sun
Light fades away
Shadows get longer
Late in the day.

Pink sky and purple,
Dark will come soon.
Out of the darkness
Up comes the moon.

Out come the stars,
Pinpoints of light,
Spangling the sky,
Greeting the night.

by Megan, 4th grade


photo by gfxmaster via flickr


4 thoughts on “End of the Day

  1. whypaisley says:

    i am forever amazed by the stuff i read on this page… a-m-a-z-e-d!!

  2. Linda Jacobs says:

    Kids know how to get to the heart and simplicity of things! Beautiful poem!

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