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I Have Watched a Sunrise

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    In Tunisia - The best sunrise I saw was on holiday In Tunisia in 1993. I was on a trip to the sahara desert where I rode on a camel and we were woken before sunrise to go and view...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 3, 2011

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    I Have Watched A Sunrise - Yeah it's true, I have watched a sunrise, and let me tell you it was freaking beautiful. I almost broke down and cried my sexy arse off, but thank god...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Sep 24, 2012

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    Sleepover - I have watched it a lot of times. But last time it happened, my friend came over for a sleepover. We stayed up til 5, so of course I saw it.
    dasha314 dasha314 13-15, F Jul 29, 2012

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    And It Was So Beautiful - We were on a ferry from Dover to Calais. It was in the summer, so we were out on deck. The air was fresh and brisk, and smelled of salt. It felt alive...
    IamcalledS IamcalledS 18-21, F Apr 7, 2013

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    First Time I Remember - I was about 18 or 19. I went out with a couple of my girlfriends. We met some guys and hung out with them most of the night. We've been drinking, of...
    DraygenD DraygenD 36-40, F Aug 30, 2013

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    A Very Special Day - If I have ever seen a sunrise more than once, I can't remember it.  Here where I live, too many trees obstruct my view.  I don't think I have ever even seen...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 5 Responses Feb 23, 2011

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    Very Pretty - I was out running early in the morning one summer day and after I finished, the sun was beginning to rise. It's very refreshing to look at and it was beautiful.
    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 22, 2009

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    Up Long Enough For Sunrise - So I have an interesting story involving sunrise. My best friend is trying to be a firefighter and these days you almost have to be a paramedic to...
    bassist9 bassist9 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 16, 2009

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    Sadly I watch it tries nearly everyday at work,I start at 430 if we are busy. Get a break every two hours and windows facing east so the first light comes through the big windows...
    Brianst Brianst 41-45, M Mar 30

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    Yes and It Was Like Magic Ever... - Yes and it was like magic every time...I will miss it when I am gone.
    rescueangel rescueangel 26-30, F Feb 7, 2007

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    It Was Beautiful! - I stayed up all night on my own just cryin, due to something that had happened...but i then went for a walk it was about half 5 am....summer ...i stayed for an...
    TinkerbellaMay TinkerbellaMay 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2011

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    Today - I actually watched the sun rise this morning. It was so damn cold but it was so quiet and peaceful outside. I watched the sun come up over the bay as the tide was on its...
    WakgUp WakgUp 31-35, F Jan 14, 2012

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    Watch The Sunrise - ~ Watch the Sunrise ~ The day dawned cool and foggy, As I stepped outside my door, To take an early morning walk, Like so many times before. I walked on over...
    whydoiloveyou whydoiloveyou 36-40, F May 25, 2010

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    I live in the country side and its really beautiful every morning an night. The sky is reding pink and ish yellow it's really relaxing
    ISlaySanta ISlaySanta 16-17, M Dec 12, 2013

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    Before My Father's Heart Surgery - Before my father passed away, when he was first diagnosed with heart problems, he was admitted to the hospital for triple by-pass surgery. ...
    atmore atmore 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 30, 2006

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    Almost Everymorning.. - There is something so rejuvenating about sunrises...Its a fresh start each day..  Gotta love em' Especially here in the desert.. Something about a...
    AuThEnTiC AuThEnTiC 19-21, F 11 Responses Mar 16, 2008

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    Morning Sunrise - Many times I've watched the sun come up, and every time I do, I soak it in my pours and let it recharge my soul. Sometimes I wish I heard music every time the sun...
    D3zi D3zi 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 5, 2010

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    I have been late for work purely down to stopping the car, getting out, sitting on a wall and watching the sun rise above the mountains.
    smartini smartini 36-40, M Feb 16

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    I Watched - I watched THE sunrise. I watched as the sun rose on the first day of the new millennium. January 1, 2000... a new millennium dawned.
    Goslyn Goslyn 31-35, T Feb 26, 2013

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    Early Morning - I was on vacation in China a long time ago and because of jet lag I woke up really early in the morning. I opened the curtains in my room and looked outside, and...
    iiArial iiArial 16-17, F Dec 4, 2013

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    My Time For Reflection - I get up every morning, have my cup of coffee, and watch the sunrise through my living room window. It is during this quiet time, that I reflect...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2008

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    Most Beautiful Morning - I'm sure I have seen and discounted a couple of sunrises over the years, but in my first year of college, I had a truly special experience with my closest...
    LadyAnnaSabra LadyAnnaSabra 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 10, 2011

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    This Past Fall On My Bike - I can't remember all the details of my ride, but I know I left early and it was dark, with just a hint of light in the eastern sky but I needed my bike...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M Dec 11, 2011

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    Summer Solstice And A Super Moon - Very upsetting to see the days start getting shorter again. From the winter solstice I am constantly counting the days until they reverse again...
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Jun 20, 2013

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    SUNRISE / Sunset!! - I get to see both in South Australia!   There is nothing in the world like seeing a new day dawning and a full day "sleeping!"   A...
    mzdivine mzdivine 56-60 3 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    East Coast - I got my BS from a university near the beach on the east coast.  I'm not the type to stay up all night, so I made a point to go watch the sun rise over the ocean...
    twelve twelve 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2006

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    The Glory Of A New Day - always seems more beautiful to me than the ending of a day passing. The colors are all bright and stunning, wiped clean with the dew of the night before...
    dirtyguy69 dirtyguy69 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 11, 2011

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    Best Time Of The Day - I am a morning person. I admit it. From the moment I open my eyes, my brain has already been churning and can't wait to solve all the world's problems. I...
    Myamyruth Myamyruth 46-50, F Nov 3, 2012

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    Most Mornings - I hate mornings, but I have to work morning shifts in order to 1) fit a second shift into the day and 2) when I'm not fitting in another shift, feel like there's...
    mononoaware mononoaware 26-30, M Oct 15, 2012

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    From Dusk To Dawn - A few weeks ago, I stayed up all night just thinking. I couldn't fall asleep no matter how hard I tried. Finally I just pulled out a book about the romantic...
    lanikat lanikat 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2012

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    Sunrise - The sun is comming. Can you feel it? I can. With it comes the smell of the morning, and the sounds of the day animals. The feeling that comes with the rising sun is...
    Icansee Icansee 18-21, M 5 Responses Feb 20, 2011

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    4 In The Morning - I've always been impressionable, especially when reading stories.As a young teen (I was 14, maybe), I read an autobiography in which the author explains her...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    It Was Still Great - Well, I had been wanting to see the sunrise for quite a while, so one day, I put the alarm to go off at five a.m. Yes 5:00 A.M. So, I got up at that time, got...
    LacieStars LacieStars 16-17, F Jul 9, 2012

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    She is standing in the doorway of the her terrace, the moon is finding it's hiding place as the sun has now returned from its hiding. It is still dark outside, and the stars can be...
    ApollosMuse ApollosMuse 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 2

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    Road Trips - Back when my family still took road trips, we'd leave early in the morning while it was still dark. I usually couldn't fall back asleep in the car, so I'd sit in the...
    sondosia sondosia 18-21, F Jan 22, 2007

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    Beautiful! - With great pride, I can say that I watched a sunrise in it's entirety by myself; however, I'd like to watch a sunrise with a friend or significant other someday.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Nov 9, 2011

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    My First Time Taking Photos During Sunrise. - I joined a photography group in Toronto. I saw an ad of people want take pictures of sunrise and to meet at 4AM. So I went to the...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Feb 16, 2013

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    The first minute glimmer of light appearing on the horizon. So small that you think perhaps it is your imagination. But as large as a millions candles. Blooming into an ocean of...
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    The sunrise rise is beautiful-all pretty colors, but, C'est tragic, no bright blue as frosty as my frigid heart ~_~ I'm adorable... Squirrel :}P Je suis mignonne-I am the best...
    SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 18-21 1 Response Mar 27

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    Sunrise - Last one I watched was on Myrtle Beach this spring---got up early-my room was overlooking the ocean-I had poured myself a cup of coffee---sat out on the balcony and it...
    donewiththis donewiththis 51-55 8 Responses Aug 15, 2008

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    I love watching the sunrise, done it so many times its majestic and calming, and a beautiful way to start your day
    SweetiePants SweetiePants 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    its been to damn long since ive done this. i guess being married with s daughter changes everything! i miss driving down yo the brach, walking in the cold sand and cuddling with ex...
    asimplemistake asimplemistake 26-30, M Jan 26

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    It's the Best Thing :) - I am a postman, (mail carrier), which basically means i have no social life because i have to get up at stupid 'o' clock every morning to deliver...
    OP OP 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 29, 2007

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    I Have Watched A Sunrise Mt .kanchenjunga -
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2013

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    Stop And Watch - At the retirement home where I work There is a picture window Every morning that is where you will find me and another resident watching the beautiful sunrise...
    CMA1234 CMA1234 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 3, 2012

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    Over the Airport - Yes ladies and gentlemen I am still stuck in the airport... I watched the sunrise this morning with some very special people that are also stuck in the airport...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 26, 2008

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    Peace And Serenity - Was a time I could sleep until noon and never regret the thoughts of greeting a day. Maybe it began when I asked a very kind and caring, successful business...
    oldfarmguy oldfarmguy 56-60, M 6 Responses May 30, 2012

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    Moab, Ut: Dead Horse Point State Park - Watching the new rays and shadows slide across the jagged Canyonlands walls, I was privileged to experience an indescribable appreciation of...
    hotwings1 hotwings1 46-50, M Feb 26, 2012

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    Hazy Morning Skies - One early morning, at around 5am, I took a stroll to a playground in my neighborhood. I packed a bowl of fresh dank and toked as the sun slowly rose filling my...
    KilluaGodspeed KilluaGodspeed 18-21, M Mar 25, 2013

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    Gorgeous - I love watching sunrises and sun sets. I've been lucky enough to see many of them in my life. They're always so lovely and mesmerizing.
    CrazyHappySad CrazyHappySad 22-25, F Oct 31, 2011

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