I Have Watched a Sunrise

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    The best ones are either on the deserts of

    somewhere like Tunisia (when it was Ok to go there!), or, my favourite, on a yatch at sea with nothing but ocean all around you; the heavens just really don't quite get completely dark, least not in summer time...
    TValentine TValentine
    56-60, M
    Mar 30

    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

    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. And about halfway across La Manche, the sun broke over the crest of the horizon, spilling blindingly over the sea. It was like...
    IamcalledS IamcalledS
    18-21, F
    Apr 7, 2013

    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

    Not Since The Summer

    When I flew back from Dallas I had to catch a connecting flight to Chicago.It left at 5.30am. I had three seats to myself, no one sitting around me, my blind cracked open and the most amazing view as I flew across the States.
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes
    26-30, F
    Oct 11, 2012

    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 course, and driving around until we ended up out in the boonies. We sat around this guys truck and just drank beer and talked...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 30, 2013

    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 was absolutely beautiful-pjs on-blanket wrapped around me!  My daughter and her best friend were still...
    donewiththis donewiththis
    51-55
    7 Responses Aug 15, 2008

    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 before I graduated.  A group of us got up super early one december morning & watched the sun come up...
    twelve twelve
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 12, 2006

    In Wyoming

    When I went to Yellowstone, we would travel very early in the morning to see as much as we could. Seeing the sun rise and set behind the mountains is so beautiful<3
    brianne1 brianne1
    16-17, F
    Sep 1, 2013

    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. Sometimes you can even see beauty in a factory. It really is quite stunning to watch that first light rise up,really lifts me up.
    Brianst Brianst
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 30, 2014

    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 to the park, Just to see what I could see. I sat and watched two squirrels, As they came down an oak tree. They seemed...
    whydoiloveyou whydoiloveyou
    36-40, F
    May 25, 2010

    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 saw the sun actually rising in the sky It looked like an egg yolk and for some reason it wasn't so bright that it hurt...
    iiArial iiArial
    18-21, F
    Dec 4, 2013

    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

    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 become a firefighter. My firend was about to start his clinical internship the next day on the graveyard shift. Me and his girlfriend...
    bassist9 bassist9
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 16, 2009

    staying out all night

    after a party and watching the sun rise
    tmxs tmxs
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 8, 2014

    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 roses strewn across the sky. Reflecting the hope for the new day.
    TKD1 TKD1
    51-55, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2014

    i have been half way around the world.

    i have seen the sun rise over deserts, artic plains, battlefields and tropical seas. it is always a great pleasure to have time to watch it come up. but the best place is always sitting in my back garden in the peace and quiet with a coffee.
    peopleshero peopleshero
    31-35, M
    Mar 12, 2014

    I saw my first sunrise

    when I was really little. The only time I see them now is when I'm either on vacation or I am having trouble sleeping. I like sunrises more than sunsets, not sure why. I took this picture yesterday.
    FaeFamous FaeFamous
    22-25, F
    Sep 16, 2014

    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. Everything shimmers, and for a few moments at least, the world is once what it always was.
    dirtyguy69 dirtyguy69
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 11, 2011

    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 rises like in the movie City of Angels. It is said that there is power in a sunrise, and in a way I believe it...
    D3zi D3zi
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jun 5, 2010

    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 soul with warm bliss. Thanks for reading.
    VeritableVagabond VeritableVagabond
    22-25, M
    Mar 25, 2013

    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 awake before the crack of dawn whether I have to or not. I make myself a cup of coffee and then go sit in my rocking chair on...
    Myamyruth Myamyruth
    46-50, F
    Nov 3, 2012

    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 still some daylight to get things done. Why does my morning job always seems to be the the east of me and my evening...
    mononoaware mononoaware
    26-30, M
    Oct 15, 2012

    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. we just stay there talking about the future and then when its too hot, we leave and have breakfast.
    asimplemistake asimplemistake
    26-30, M
    Jan 26, 2014

    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 Nantucket, and read about Romances and lovely beaches, and the magical air. Since I've never been to Nantucket, it all...
    lanikat lanikat
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 26, 2012

    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

    Enjoying One Of Natures Finest

    Through my years I have spent most them fishing. My friends and I have spent many times camping out on the beach fishing. It is a beautiful sight seeing the sun rise above the water and you can see all of the colors in the sky change. The birds start to fly around skimming over...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 9, 2012

    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 mother woke her up at 4 in the morning once, to go and watch the sunrise.So the next morning, I woke up my 6-year-old...
    DancingFox DancingFox
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2012
    Zeurosis Zeurosis
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 7, 2014

    Sunrise and/or sunset

    either can be an awesome experience and a beautiful sight to see.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Oct 16, 2015

    It amazes me that the best things in life are

    free. A sunrise or sunset is one of the best things to see.
    MisApplePie2000 MisApplePie2000
    41-45, F
    Mar 30

    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 with me...It was one of the miraculous things to happen to me in the last 24 hours.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jul 26, 2008

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    julieccaa11 julieccaa11
    26-30, F
    Dec 10, 2015

    Watched The Blanket

    of darkness pulled back and the sun shine down on the earth.  Have watched flowers rise their heads to the sun with the dawning of the new day.  Seeing the morning dew glisten on the leaves of the trees, seeing the moist grass feeling the damp under my feet.  The...
    mtvlm mtvlm
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jun 26, 2010

    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 bills and junk mail. There is one good thing about my job though. I get to see the sunrise, and hear the dawn chorus every...
    OP OP
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Sep 29, 2007

    I love to see the sky at the rebirth of the sun.

    The way just before the sun begins to rise it seems to be the darkest hour. Then is the explosion of light!
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 16, 2014

    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 sunrise,whether in a cloud ,or blue skies means so much to me!   I Am Alive for Another DAY!!
    mzdivine mzdivine
    56-60
    3 Responses Jun 4, 2009

    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 friends in beautiful pre-morning light.There were four of us, all intensely tied to each other, connected, free, and we were...
    LadyAnnaSabra LadyAnnaSabra
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 10, 2011

    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
    41-45, M
    Feb 16, 2014

    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 amazing.
    Icansee Icansee
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Feb 20, 2011

    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 because I am me and me is awesome ^_^ Someday me will rule the world... Like a boss ^_~ Hai XD Brain: Really I was thinking of another 'B' word that...
    SquirrellyGal2493 SquirrellyGal2493
    22-25
    1 Response Mar 27, 2014

    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.  One of his younger brothers is a thoracic surgeon at that same hospital, and he had left an opening in his rotation that morning so he...
    atmore atmore
    46-50, M
    1 Response Nov 30, 2006

    I remember my first chilly sunset.

    Time to gather 'round the fire for another story~ It was 7o'clock. I was with one of my friends (he moved) for solo ensemble. I had a solo coming up, and I was really nervous. I didn't know that it was darkening out. "Hey," he interrupted my sentence. "Look." I looked at where...
    SoraMayOctavian SoraMayOctavian
    16-17, F
    Sep 11, 2014

    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 desert sunrise... So beautiful....With the  the different pinks and yellows along with the crisp morning air.. cant go...
    AuThEnTiC AuThEnTiC
    18-21, F
    11 Responses Mar 16, 2008

    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 back seat and watch the sunrise out the window.
    sondosia sondosia
    18-21, F
    Jan 22, 2007

    Years ago I watched the sun come up

    but these days I hate getting up early so it never happens
    4k5dii 4k5dii
    46-50, M
    Apr 28, 2014

    As much as I miss the California sunsets,

    the New York sunrises are pretty amazing too.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 8, 2015

    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, 2014
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