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Aubade: Your Eyes

“In an age where there is much talk about ‘being yourself,’ I reserve to myself the right to forget about being myself.” Thomas Merton When I look into the mirror I see the perfect mime, moving left or right, mimicing my vanity as I comb thinning hair, check wrinkled skin for new blemish, try figure out who I am; but when I look into your eyes I see long drives, mountain roads rising to clouds, ocean mist washing clean the highest pines as the eastern sky grows bright with morning. Your eyes enfold me. Like the rising sun, your love renews my aging day.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 5/13/2015 10:41:00 PM
I think this is a great piece in the time you were having strong feelings. The emotion is great. Thank you for sharing.
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Steven Federle
Date: 5/13/2015 11:43:00 PM
Thank you! Still having those strong feelings!
Date: 5/11/2015 5:23:00 PM
PS.. Congrats on having your poem featured this weekend.. Huge shout out!
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Date: 5/11/2015 5:22:00 PM
Hi Steven.. powerful, well constructed write, my friend. Welcome to Poetry Soup, a great place to display your creative, artist works. It's also an ideal place to meet and be shaped by other poets. Comment on their works and they will comment on yours. Give any of the varied contest a try as well. I look forward to reading more good writes this month! Please take time to check me out, ok... PS.. If you have any questions about the Soup feel free to ask, just send me a Soup Mail. Talk soon!
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Date: 5/10/2015 10:45:00 AM
Hi Steven :) Congratulations on having your poem featured this Mothers Day. SKAT love
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Date: 5/9/2015 7:25:00 PM
Steven, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you have fun with this wonderful community. You'll find many friendly poets who are ready to support and give positive feedback. I will enjoy following you and your poetry when you are ready :) We are Lucky To Have you. Enjoy Poetry Soup:) Your New Poet Friend @-> LINDA <-@
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Date: 5/9/2015 5:10:00 PM
Steven, Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. I will get much delight in reading and in time become familiar with your verse. As for now, I will greet you with the same smile others passed when I first joined the soup. Wishing you and your poetry the best. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here STARTING with me- SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you wish. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND" Hugs* SKAT
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