Cape Cod Sunset

July 2013 074

There are some things in nature my mere mortal mind cannot describe in words.
Along with a wonderful dinner, our friends included as our dessert, a trip to Skaket Beach to watch the sunset. I took many pictures in the hope that my camera could catch what my words cannot.
Not a poet. Not a literary writer. Here’s my attempt:
The bright yellow flare of the white hot sun causes the sky to blush and pours liquid gold onto the ripples of the silky gray water.
I know many of you can do better. Will you give it a try? Can you put the beauty of a sunset in words? Send me a comment.
I’m going to publish my blog at the same time as the sun sets in Orleans this evening, 7:24 p.m. Hope you might see your own tonight.


About Gerri

I'm in my second career. Besides raising my beautiful family, worked as RN. Now I'm a novelist. Have completed five novels and working on my sixth. Way more fun than nursing! Happy hubby and neurotic cat hang out with me.

Posted on August 26, 2013, in On Cape Cod, On Writing and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. I couldn’t have said it better.
    I can tell you of the magical arched ribbon of color that filled our sky when the sun shone on a gentle rainfall in the late afternoon.

  2. The photo is amazing. I love your description. Thanks for the invite, here’s my stab at it.

    Golden aura
    Sate the sea
    With nectar
    Of tranquility.

  3. Poetic magic. Lovely. Thank you!!

  4. Diane Ashbacher

    I couldn’t have said it better. There is nothing that equals the peace and tranquility of a beautiful sunset. Enjoy it while you can.

  5. A saffron star spices Skaket’s tranquil waters…

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