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There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free.
Don’t miss so many of them.

–  Jo Walton


Sunrise and Sunset
I’ll tell you how the sun rose,
A ribbon at a time.
The steeples swam in amethyst,
The news like squirrels ran.
 The hills untied their bonnets,
The bobolinks begun.
Then I said softly to myself,
That must have been the sun!”
But how he set, I know not.
There seemed a purple stile
Which little yellow boys and girls
Were climbing all the while
 Till when they reached the other side,
A dominie in gray
Put gently up the evening bars,
And led the flock away.
– Emily Dickinson

We can only appreciate the miracle of a sunrise if we have waited in the darkness.

Soon it got dusk, a grapy dusk, a purple dusk over
tangerine groves and long melon fields; the sun…

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