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Within Iris

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Within Iris

How beauty sometimes seems so impeccable

With the watery spark of your lustrous eyes
Where nurtured meadows of harvest rise

I sink in tides, in your iris submerged
Waves, monsoons from within emerge

Enthralled I stand, my confusions declare
When only you stop and pause to stare

So sharp, I must say, a piercing of heart
Like flailing swords that with power impart

Within charm they grasp, they clutch, they seize
As they blink calmly and stealthily appease

How beauty sometimes seems so impeccable

Glimmering with your radiant eyes
I now have come to utterly despise

The times when you are asleep…

                                                      Entered into Sami’s Contest






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  1. Date: 4/30/2009 8:43:00 AM
    This is well written my friend.. I totally missed this piece...thanks for your comments and best wishes in the contest.

  1. Date: 4/28/2009 9:21:00 PM
    Sooo Beautiful! "sink in tides, in your iris submerged" Outstanding use of language to convey feelings!

  1. Date: 4/25/2009 6:38:00 AM
    Nice use of rhyme and imagery for a creative poem. Best wishes in the contest. Thank you for sharing your talent with us and for your kind words on my poem. Keep on writing! Karen

  1. Date: 4/25/2009 5:33:00 AM
    Farah this poem is amazing in every way - You know as a was reading this I realized that people from different ends of the world are really so much alike - Its to bd everyone isn't a Poet the world would truly be a beautiful place - You are certainly a wonderful example of that - Poem is a fav of mine - YF4L - Gob bless you always my young friend, MJ

  1. Date: 4/25/2009 3:58:00 AM
    For a girl so young, you write so well, I'm envious. I really mean this. Beautiful words with superior lyrical quality you have here. Regards, Kathleen

  1. Date: 4/25/2009 2:32:00 AM
    There are not many things as powerful as the eye; within it, we can truly see. a gorgeous poem, young one, love the gentle rhyme, and last 2 lines - well done and good luck! Blessings to you, love, Kristin P.S-hey, how's your book coming along?

  1. Date: 4/24/2009 10:40:00 PM
    isn't that something special,when the insightfullness of vision,can become so clear and beautiful,why would you want to shut your eyes and go to sleep :).....as always,a written treat to appease the senses of wonder....always , jay

  1. Date: 4/24/2009 5:30:00 PM
    Ah young- one what a joy to read your poetry my makes my heart sing! Good luck in the contest! Laura :)

  1. Date: 4/24/2009 4:42:00 PM
    I bet everyone stops and pauses to stare at such beautiful words... Good luck my friend, may this poem , just like your golden spirit, always be the best and surely first :)

  1. Date: 4/24/2009 4:22:00 PM
    words dressed like tuxedos. very charming charma. John H Loving III