8 Am

8 Am short poem

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It was about 8 am. I was just walking.
The weather was freezing, I remember, but it was a lovely day.
And I was just walking.
And the trees looked sad.
And the grass seemed blue.
Kind of a depressing scenery, don’t you think?
So, I’m not sure why did I find it oddly comforting…
I was just walking.
Walking and thinking.
Thinking about my life, about him, about what should I do.
I feel like I’m losing him.
Then I felt The Sun. Its light. Its warmth.
I almost neglected it, but I stopped and turned to it.
I looked straight into it, into The Sun:
The Sun that rises and falls every day.
But nevertheless it continues its routine. And it never gives up.
It was about 8 am. I was just walking.

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Shirley B
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Life goes on, no matter what, and the fact we can gain optimism from that is well observed in this poem.
‘Then I felt The Sun. Its light. Its warmth.’
Beautiful.

Robert Haigh
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An interesting mood piece. Sometimes our moods can influence the way we feel about our surroundings, and then suddenly, our surroundings can give us a nudge (reminding us how lovely they are) and our mood improves. Nicely penned.

Himaja meka
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Good carved expressions..’nevertheless it continues its routine’ is so intense.good one

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