Sunrise Descriptive Essay

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It is rare that I am up at 4:30 in the morning. The morning air was so fresh, and there was not a sound in the world. Waking up this early gives me a chance to witness one of the true beauties in the world. All of this happens before the world wakes up and the sunrise, on the beach, is something everyone should witness in their lives. The way the world stops in that moment of time gives such peace within myself to take on the day. Every sunrise offers a new beginning, a new chance to start over, and a new day we learn to appreciate.
My friend, Sydney, and I were sitting on the beach with a blank wrapped around us, drinking cups of coffee waiting for sun to rise. It was quite cold out that morning, but that did not stop us from going. The sound
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Slowly the orange and yellow bright ball begins to appear like the colors oranges, lemons, and a grapefruit. The sun began to rise higher and higher very slowly and the colors became more vibrant. The sky and water connect with each other and the light struck across the water. The sky began to cast all the colors in the sky onto the water. The light began to shine brighter and brighter to eliminate the darkness. The sunrise made the water glisten and the birds began to fly over the water peacefully. The sound of the birds chirping and the breeze coming off the water were so gentle and gave us a sense of …show more content…
We stood there quietly, and calmness came over us. We both became in a soothing state of mind and were excited to start our day. This opportunity has made us appreciate how wonderful nature is and taught us to appreciate the little things in life. Everyday is a gift and simple things like the color of the sky or smell of the air can mean so much. Someone once said, “For one minute, walk outside, stand there, in silence, look up at the sky, and contemplate how amazing life is.’’ This quote helps show how amazing life can be and we never know when is our last day, so taking a minute to appreciate the little things can go a long way. The sunrise made me realize that I should not take little moments like this for

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