The sun yet brilliant in the west sky
Cooler now is the late afternoon air
Filled with the spent joy of this day
The grass fully shadowed
Blooms glisten in the setting light
A pause as I hold to this moment
Day's end impending
Suspended upon the horizon
Rose Marie Raccioppi
Day's End Impending, Rose Marie Raccioppi, THE WIND AND THE WILLOW, Publish America, 2008.
Ophelia, 1889, John William Waterhouse, 1849—1917, English.