A Seaside Sunset

by Mark Stellinga

© 2005 Mark Stellinga, all rights reserved.

rifting down through crimson clouds
in scarlet skies, she sinks.
An azure blue horizon fills with lavenders,
and pinks.

The blazing copper spheroid stains a polished
pewter sky.
This floating spectrum melds celestial beauty with
the eye.

Her fiery flames ignite the very soul of all who see,
‘Til lost beyond relentless swells, she seems beneath
the sea.