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After sunset

by Ethel Smyth From Three Moods of the Sea

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After sunset
English source: Arthur Symons

The sea lies quieted beneath
The after sunset flush
That leaves upon the heap'd grey clouds
The grapes faint purple blush.

Pale, from a little space in heaven
Of delicate ivory.
The sickle moon and one gold star
Look down upon the sea.

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