East is East and West is West, and never the twain shall meet. — Rudyard Kipling

Sun hurries back west
Yawns one last time before it
bursts into a million stars

The stage is all set
For fireworks in the sky
Heralds an upcoming dawn

I sit back confused
I’m as weary as the sun
I go back and forth in space

How could it be so
That I follow the sun, yet
I don’t seem to reach my dawn

Maybe if I pause
Stay right where I am, you’ll
Be brought around to me

*Sedoka is a pair of katauta which is an unrhymed tristitch poem of 5-7-7 syllables.