Helios prepared his golden steeds,
Each huffing and pawing at the waves of Oceanus,
Alectrona raised her arms, and Eos woke from her slumber.
The chariot was lashed to his stallions,
And slowly, the sun god rose.
Eos spread her fingers across the sky,
And as he rose, a fiery flare bringing day,
Threads of pink illuminated the clouds as purple ribbons split the darkness.
Phanes lent Helios light as he rose on the mountain in the sky,
Orange twined its way through fields of blue,
A blazing scythe that cut away everything but itself.
Clouds that had formed by Zeus were gathered like birds,
And as Helios passed, they lit from within with scarlet joy,
And the laughter of Tethys echoed as she made the white fleece of the heavens.
Farther and farther he climbed the mountain in the sky,
And the heavens turned a bright blue,
The orange scythe that had cut away the onyx and navy fields
Faded away to return the next day.
When at last day had truly begun,
And Hemera had truly awakened,
There was only a purple horizon,
By that mountain in the sky.
This is based on Greek mythology and the sunrise I saw today, which was too spectacular for words. All figures mentioned are actual mythological characters.