Nature’s Evensong


©  Photograph … ‘Sunset’ – courtesy of Canadian artist, Alma Kerr



and the soulful sound

of the sea

seduce my senses

in the calm

of this still summer’s eve

ripples roll gently towards me

from the red sun-kissed sea

silhouette sails

hug the horizon

purposeful gulls

tread the foreshore

forever watchful

while I

a silent spectator

scan the scene

evening’s tableau


and yet wholly alive

entranced and awed


beyond beauty

by Nature’s evensong

its benediction

on a desperate world







15 thoughts on “Nature’s Evensong

  1. Evocative poetry Roland. I loved the power in your last two lines. Sunsets like these always force reflection of where our place is in this Universe.

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