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Hazel Irises

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Hazel Irises

Eyes burn red;
sticky lines streak
down cheeks
flushed pink.

Moisture clings
to wilting lashes,
breaths are 
ragged and harsh.

Doubt casts a shadow 
over hazel irises,
warping images
projected at them. 

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  1. Date: 7/9/2012 7:44:00 AM
    Love this last stanza..."warping images" .....such metaphoric use of sadness! Well done Katie! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 7/8/2012 6:11:00 PM
    katie, congratulations with your wonderful win -xox~pd

  1. Date: 7/7/2012 11:44:00 AM
    Things DO look distorted thru tear-filled eyes. Wonderful win, Katie....

  1. Date: 7/6/2012 10:48:00 PM
    many congrats on your win in the contest , great imagery

  1. Date: 7/6/2012 10:34:00 PM
    I enjoyed this one on Brian's winner list, Katie. Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 7/6/2012 8:49:00 PM
    Congratulations Katie. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 7/6/2012 11:44:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in Brian's contest Katie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/6/2012 10:00:00 AM
    Congrats on your win Katie...enjoyed your poem.

  1. Date: 7/6/2012 8:31:00 AM
    congratulations on your winning poem.

  1. Date: 7/6/2012 8:11:00 AM
    Very nice, Katie! Congrats on your Great first place!! Ruben.