SHADOWS IN MY EYES

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SHADOWS IN MY EYES

On 14th Feb, valentines day
I spent my afternoon
lying lazily on the hammock at the beach
pondering over the dreams of my youths
with truth constantly reflecting
wondering if true love ever exists
gazing blindly around
not sure of what I see

At the periphery of the beach
a pretty lady in a blue bikini
seats alone she seems busy for herself
sieving sand between her fingers.
a fragrant breeze blows
as her lovely curly hair responds
her lips so soft and red
her eyes, sparkling like stars in the sky
staring at them I felt like I was soaring high
she initiates a smile which blows me away
feeling my heart with regrets
why love never led  me to the right person

A dark gentle man 
cladded in a pair of slacks
walks towards her
seems her counterpart right
by his right hand he helps her up
on her legs she embraces him warmly
stricken by envy, I feign a smile
as I watch romance take the better of them.

walking hand in hand 
the two begin to ease into a special place
a special place for lovers
The lovers nest, a romantic thrill  
at the end of the beach
these are only but,
shadows in my eyes.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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  1. Date: 2/25/2017 7:09:00 PM
    Oh, Oliver, so sad to be watching this and knowing it can't be you with the girl. I have had those thoughts and even wrote of this before, seeing two lovebirds and wanting that so badly for myself! (the fun of youth and romance!) WEll shown here.

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    Date: 2/25/2017 7:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanx Andrea Dietrich your comment means alot to me