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The dawn.

[Lillie McFerrin Writes] Five Sentence Fiction - Horizon

                 The midnight blue begins to lighten, making way for the morning hues to colour the sky in anticipation of the King's arrival.

                  The glittering diamonds, too, begin crawling back into their hiding places; they know they stand to lose their sparkle amid HIS dazzle.

                 The moon, now a shade of rust,  makes her way to her nest, glad to be relieved of her duties of illuminating  the sleepy world with her soft, milky glow.

                 The sky, now in  hues of pink and orange,  announces  HIS arrival; the birds, not to be left behind in this grand reception, begin their orchestra, chirping, twittering, singing, the most melodious of songs, ever.

               Finally, HE arrives, in all his shining splendour, in robes of orange, red and gold, which will be changed as per HIS whims and fancies, brightening up the horizon, bringing light and life to the world; behold, his majesty, the SUN!


  1. This is incredibly beautiful, Shilpa. I'm speechless! What a picturesque post you've painted. Stunned by the colours here :)

  2. Beautiful indeed. I am in awe. :) Brilliant Shilpa!

  3. WOW Shilpa!!! Superb! I think SUN himself would come to your door and thank you for this brilliant piece.. :)

    1. That is so sweet, Vinitha! Thank you so much!

  4. Superb! Loved the imagery painted by such a vivid description. One of your best, I think :-)

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  6. last sentence is like a hymn from Rigveda

  7. Absolutely, magically beautiful. Nature is indeed, amazing.

  8. A truly unique and refreshing take on the prompt!

  9. Really beautiful. He indeed changes his robes at will. That was good :)

  10. superbly created imagery, brilliantly written


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