By Mike Turner
The sun’s warm crimson rays Signal the end of day Cool dusk is gaining way At eventide Eventide Lay down your woes and cares And with a loved one share The calm and stilling air At eventide Eventide No longer need we toil To make our loose ends meet The simple needs of life, work to accrue But rather rest and tarry Our soul’s repair complete Our energies and spirit to renew Look ‘cross night skies afar Moon, planets, countless stars Discover who you are At eventide Eventide Tomorrow will soon come Its meaning then to plumb Until our race is run At eventide Eventide
Mike Turner is a songwriter and poet living on the US Gulf Coast. He was named Male Gospel Entertainer of the Year by the Alabama Music Association (2016) and the North America Country Music Associations International (2017), and was featured on the “15 Minutes of Fame Stage” at the 2020 Monroeville Literary Festival. Mike’s recordings have received play throughout the US, UK, Europe, New Zealand and on the Armed Forces Radio Network. Mike was featured in the book, “Who’s Who of Emerging Writers 2020” published by Sweetycat Press. His poems have been published in several print and on-line literary journals; his poem, “A Flash of Blue,” was awarded 1st Place in the 2020 Springtime Contest at Academy of the Heart and Mind.
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Wonderful poem, Mike. Well done!!