The Sun Appears to Drop

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December 10, 2009 by The Citron Review

by L. Ward Abel

 

Sitting inside the blues
oranges pinkish reds
of sunset
arms on the chair
feet on the ottoman
of rotating dusk
so large as to be
full of peace
and simple.

 

Poet, composer of music, lawyer, aspiring teacher and spoken-word performer, L. Ward Abel lives in rural Georgia, and has been or will be published at The Reader (UK), The Yale Anglersโ€™ Journal, Versal, The Pedestal, Pale House, Kritya, OpenWide, Moloch, and many others. Abel has recently been nominated for โ€œBest of the Webโ€ by Dead Mule and The Northville Review. He is the author of Peach Box and Verge (Little Poem Press, 2003), Jonesing For Byzantium (UK Authors Press, 2006) and the recently released The Heat of Blooming (Pudding House Press, 2008).

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One thought on “The Sun Appears to Drop

  1. Rebecca says:

    Grand in its briefness. Colorful and enjoyed.

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