“Dawn was breaking over the horizon, shell pink and faintly gold…”
― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
You know, this particular moment between night and dawn…
– isn’t it called Twilight?
“You know that place between sleep and awake, that place where you still remember dreaming? That’s where I’ll always love you, Peter Pan. That’s where I’ll be waiting.”*
I find sunsets and sunrises extremely moving.
Is it because each time, it’s a new beginning?
or the end of a chapter?
is it because the world seems to stand still for a moment?
or is it simply the beautiful array of colours in the sky?
As the sun rises, purples turn into blues…
and in the woods, the trees emerge from the dark… like an army of puppet shadows:
*- Tinker Bell to Peter Pan in Hook. Despite the popular belief, this quote wasn’t written by J.M. Barrie. If you have read the original book or the play, then you must know that in Peter Pan, Tink would never say that, a point very well made in this post).