Thank you, Vivian Kirkfield, for the #50PreciousWords contest!

And thank you for awarding my story with third place out of the 770 entries!!


By Amy Leskowski


It’s bedtime, Sun!
Playtime’s done.

Kisses first.
To bed, my burst.

Don’t you stall,
my energy ball!

Relax, my sphere.
No monsters here.

Please dim, my bright—
you’re bugging Night.

What now, my beam?
A gloomy dream?

I’m never far,
my shining star.

Now, dip down low.
Goodnight, my glow.

2 thoughts on “My Setting Sun

  1. I love this idea and all the names for the sun, Amy!

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