Twilight Till Dusk

Learnhive is running Think n Ink Contest- Creative Writing Contest for kids aged 5 – 15. We have lots of new entries and we’ll be uploading your work here. This is one of the write-up which was uploaded for the Think n Ink Contest. 

Poem by Spoorthi T of Grade 8 for Think n Ink Contest

Portraying all shades of red,

Is what marks the end to my day.

I look in awe as the blue spread,

And ‘Beautiful’ is the only word I say.

I take a moment longer to absorb the beauty,

And take my last look at the ending Twilight.

  A god, as I know, has his own duty,

But just a moment is what I ask to highlight this Twilight.

Dark skies overtake the warmth in the sky,

As I gaze up to see the twinkling stars.

Oh, how I wish, I could be up that high,

And remain there like a permanent scar.

The Moonrise begins to take place,

Giving us the only available source of light.

I try hard to retrace,

All my memories of the moonrises that I had seen at night.

I had had the moment of life I most desired,

The one where I watch everything from Twilight till Dusk.

This is what I most admired,

That every moment of it made me bite my lips with my tusks.

I try to make out all the constellations,

The only one I find is The Plough.

I wonder about the star generations,

And how brightly they seemed to glow.

Strangers and Passersby stare at me,

Like I did to the Moon and the Stars.

 I ignore the stares and try to see,

The moving bikes and cars.

I would never get another chance like this again,

So I try to consume all I can.

That’s the time when I unknowingly began,

 To read out a poem I read before a long time span.

Everyone stares and everyone looks

I think quietly to myself and say, ‘Why?’

I transform into a closed book,

Avoiding to reply to that guy.

Twilight till Dusk, a funny but beautiful moment,

Is another thing to add to my treasure chest.

This moment I will surely acknowledge,

 Turned out just the way I had guessed!

About Think n Ink: 

Learnhive is running Think n Ink Contest for Kids aged 5 – 15. Encourage your children to participate. You can register for Free! The prizes will be given in 4 categories and the best original written piece will win cash prizes and certificates. Closing date for this contest is May 22nd, 2013.

Sign up for free, participate, and win prizes by clicking here.

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