Friday, May 20, 2016

Her eyes are hazel


She glances at me
And I am smitten at once
I am lost in love

Her eyes are hazel
There's a scar on her cheek
She pouts with surprise

As I look at her
She's so much shorter than me
But I feel so small

She has such spirit
I so much want to touch her
And she knows that now

She softens gently
Then lowers her head and nods
That we may now talk 

She touches my hand
It's a small warm gift of love
I belong to her

In those precious months
Always she held on tight to me
Never letting go

We could not marry
Her parents did not like me
With the limp I had

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11 comments:

  1. Sigh, such heartfelt lines. Sometimes we forget that beauty isn't about having a pretty face rather its more about having a beautiful mind and soul. Beautifully executed. Thank you so much for participating at Prompt Nights and for your constant love and support.

    Lots of love,
    Sanaa

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  2. Aaaaaw....really pulled at my heart strings with these words XXX

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  3. This is beautiful, and leaves a sad ache in the heart.

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  4. Oh, now I want to know the entire story of these pair. I want to see her face grinning for him, I want to watch him walk to her--his cane just another part of him she loved... This is cute and bittersweet, and humorous at the edges. A magnificent, piece.

    I echo the thoughts of Sanaa, Gina and Preeti, this one goes right for the heart.

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  5. it's so sad when someone without insight intervenes in lovers' world and hurt.

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    1. I meant to say, beautiful and moving.
      Autocorrect tends to have a mind of its own. 😊

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  7. Another wonderful mix of story and poetry - should never judge a book by its cover..

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  8. I really like this snippet of young love.

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  9. Hooray! Nice to read a romantic poem about a girl who was short and hazel-eyed. (Guess why?!)

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  10. oh how sad, yet you meandered on to find later, your true love

    Happy Thursday
    mine is here

    much love

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