A series of photos I made on the coast that I have fallen in love with years ago: deserted beaches, almost always a strong west wind, sometimes a fierce storm. The sunsets over the North Sea in autumn and winter are famous for their magical Nordic color palette: a fascinating monologue of the sun from the first to the last second.
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A calm sea
sways itself asleep
in the sunset
When I see
the colors of sunset over the sea
the glimmer on the water
I wish I was a wave
a promise of the passing day
Sitting on the beach
see the sun go down
A wild farewell to the day,
and on the waiting beach,
the evening comes ashore
Ripples from the setting sun
washing colors to the shore
the day turns black
Waves arrive in silence
light shatters into darkness
the night opens her eyes
Dreams awaken, in silence
they gather and fly hastily
on the dying sunlight’s feathers
into the darkness of the empty night
The waves sing softly
their lullaby on the shore,
the evening sky responds in colors
when the night enfolds the sun.
Slowly the sun descends to the horizon,
colors the sea and the sky for the last time this day.
A finale like never before seen,
which can only be surpassed by the colors of a bright new day.
a last song of light
vanishes beyond the silence
The balmy breathings
of the evening sun
drape her colors over the sea,
like a satin sheet
The wind puts her head
on the pillow of waves
and falls asleep under the
silk sheet of the setting sun
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