rays of daylight or sunlight?

poppars

New Member
English - Canada
I'm writing a poem and I have this line in it:
"The last rays of sunlight disappears."

Now I'm wondering if perhaps I should change "sunlight" to "daylight"?
What's the difference?
 
  • Copyright

    Senior Member
    American English
    It's sunlight that has rays -- "the sun's rays." Daylight is the time of day when it's light, rather than dark. You'll want "disappear" to match with "rays."

    Welcome to the forum. :)
     
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