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Eyes are the windows of a soul and they say ‘Love is blind’
But how do you describe colour to a sightless person?

Such depths to your violet eyes
The windows of your Soul
A flickering source of emotions
Speaking volumes ~ though sightless 

Not limited by vision Not obscured by darkness Your dazzling beauty of true colour Conceals your inner world Of complex greys Your smiles create rainbows That stay All through my day
In a world of colour For some eyes Sadness and mistrust linger Your eyes mirror only Beauty and Hope ~ Love and Joy
You ask for a detailed description of the colour of your eyes How can I? Futile will be my try No Master’s artistic brush can decipher That deeper shade of violet
Changing like the sun’s ceremonial display Retaining an aura of mystery Seeking only truth In your abstract blur of colour
Though ~ let me try Here place your hand on my heart How can one see colour If it can’t be felt
Look through my eyes Feel that majestic sky With its beautiful variations of blue Serenading the aqua sea below Through sparkles of iridescent silver bursts A tinge of pearly pink lazily drifts past
I hastily dip my brush just a touch Do you see? Swirling pink with the blue Another dip into the aqua of the sea Hints from the bushes of lilacs below A smidge of the red poppy Blended till it’s the right shade of a violet hue
Can you feel my colour? Behind your veil of black velvet? My humble artistic attempt Going beyond my range of limitations
Your eyes glow in approval In that spinning vortex of violet complexity ~ We dance in your world of darkness As you whisper to me ~ that your eyes have always seen the stars. We both look~~~~~incredulously ~~~~~at the same spot A starburst ******************of light A ~~~~~~~~~~~~~shooting~~~~~~~~~~~star My wish ~~~~~~~~~~for you~~~~~~~~~~my love To be ~~~~~~~~~~~~forever and~~~~~~~~always as Brilliant as~~~~~~~~~~*********~~~~~~~~~~~you are ** ** *** *** ***** **** ****** ****** ******** ********
True Colors movie clip – with vocals Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 5/28/2019 6:44:00 AM
Simply beautiful ...
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Date: 9/26/2018 9:06:00 PM
Oh I love this one; as an artist, I can really appreciate your words; especially, "Look through my eyes Feel that majestic sky With its beautiful variations of blue Serenading the aqua sea below Through sparkles of iridescent silver bursts A tinge of pearly pink lazily drifts past ". This is a new Favorite of mine.
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Date: 7/19/2018 10:02:00 PM
I was just swimming in this color drenched piece. Very nicely done ... Ps. love your new photo!
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Maria Williams
Date: 7/19/2018 10:49:00 PM
Very nicely put thank you Gayle. How are you? Thanks for the visit and lovely comment, love your photo too....Maria hugs
Date: 7/1/2018 8:36:00 AM
I know now how I missed this wonderful poem--you posted it while I was away for a week. Not much I can add to the comments you have already received, so let me just say..heartfelt depiction..a monument to humanity.
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Date: 7/9/2018 2:57:00 AM
Thank you Vijay, so appreciate your sincere comments and visits my friend....Maria hugs
Date: 6/28/2018 4:40:00 PM
You painted a real masterpiece poem! Your pens oozes with class and poetic powers!! My fave PS poet <3 (after him of course :))
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Date: 6/28/2018 9:50:00 PM
Thank you Yazmin, that is very sweet of you to say that, but you know age and beauty must be respected, so therefore I must come before him, (though I might be a bit biased) ;) :)
Date: 6/27/2018 8:55:00 AM
You have some great comments Maria. This should be Poem of the year! Hugs Rick.
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Date: 6/28/2018 12:04:00 AM
Rick my dear friend...... C'est très aimable de votre part. je suis émue des compliments que vous faites, un grand merci!......Maria hugs
Date: 6/26/2018 7:21:00 AM
WoW! Maria, I agree with Connie, you have created a masterpiece . Your skillful pen leaves me in awe. You are such a talented poetess. The second line of the first stanza" But how do you describe colour to a sightless person" was so profound. Excellent job:-) Alexis
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Date: 6/28/2018 12:07:00 AM
Thanks Alexis for your wonderful words, please don't be in awe, you are a very talented poetess who inspires many of us here in PS. Thanks my friend both for the visit and support, I greatly appreciate it you know....Maria hugs
Date: 6/21/2018 6:40:00 AM
Excellent and a sensitive write. Beautiful poem. Enjoyed reading it.
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Date: 6/21/2018 6:45:00 AM
Thank you Ravi, lovely to see you and glad you enjoyed it....Maria
Date: 6/20/2018 1:17:00 PM
A true masterpiece Maria, that extols the majesty of the human spirit! I love this poetic gift and it is going into my faves! xxoo
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Date: 6/20/2018 11:40:00 PM
Thank you so much Connie, I so appreciate this visit and your lovely comment always. So good to see you again. How are you doing my friend?
Date: 6/17/2018 7:20:00 PM
That is fantastic, blow-me-away-covered-in-goosebumps writing. A gift to read. Poetry hugs ... CayCay
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Date: 6/17/2018 10:30:00 PM
Thank you so much CayCay, that is so wonderful of you to say that, so glad that you liked it....Maria hugs
Date: 6/16/2018 6:27:00 PM
that is excellent, such skill in your pen!
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Date: 6/17/2018 5:05:00 AM
Thanks so much Casarah, so glad that you liked it....Maria
Date: 6/16/2018 2:46:00 AM
Excellent
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Date: 6/16/2018 5:39:00 AM
Thanks so much Al, so glad that you liked it....Maria
Date: 6/14/2018 9:10:00 AM
Yes, to truly see into the eyes of another, outside the dark filter of lesser-self. See into the core of beauty...and find self--in the eyes and lovely heart of another enlightened soul. And, there!--the polychrome-creation, a painted Easter Egg the size of a universe. Love your magnificent work here. Brava!!
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Date: 6/16/2018 5:42:00 AM
What a wondrous comment Joe. Your interpretation is excellent . Thank you for that and the visit.....Maria
Date: 6/12/2018 7:18:00 PM
So powerful... some they have sight but no vision...
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Date: 6/14/2018 3:19:00 AM
Indeed...How was Hawaii?
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Date: 6/13/2018 5:13:00 AM
So very true Pashang, a beautiful Soul has all it needs within. Thanks for the visit and lovely comment, I truly appreciate it....Maria hugs
Date: 6/12/2018 5:14:00 PM
Wonderful and superb poetry, having been down that road many times, i have sight in one eye now, and feel so lucky,,but to read and to have lived this, reminds me also of the inner sight, which you portray so well, so inspiring and sensitive, along with you poetic prowess, makes for an awesome read!!!
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Date: 6/13/2018 5:10:00 AM
Thank you so much Harry, you have lived it then, so you know exactly where I am coming from. You are blessed to have sight in one eye, I am truly inspired by you all the more, not letting it get you down and penning your awesome poetry. Great to hear. Thank you....Maria hugs
Date: 6/12/2018 6:32:00 AM
You shine Maria with this wonderful rendering filled with love and longing, tackling a rather difficult theme:describing color to someone who has never seen. And you deliver brilliantly my friend...the power of love as you illustrate in your poem: As you whisper to me ~ that your eyes have always seen the stars. I read it as a great metaphor on what love can achieve!
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Date: 6/13/2018 5:07:00 AM
Thank you Vijay, you summed it all up so well. You have been away, I hope you had a good break? Thank you for the lovely visit and comment, as always I truly appreciate your sincere comments my dear friend....Maria hugs
Date: 6/11/2018 11:36:00 PM
In a word.. BRILLIANT!!
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Date: 6/12/2018 12:05:00 AM
Thank you Chance, so glad that you liked this....Maria hugs
Date: 6/10/2018 8:53:00 PM
What a magnificent write, Maria! Your own true colors shine throughout each verse. Elizabeth Taylor is said to have had violet eyes. A late friend had emerald green eyes that drew everyone to her. Excellent writing. Hugs, Carolyn
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Date: 6/11/2018 4:52:00 AM
Thank you so much Carole. Yes I loved the color of her eyes, in fact it sort of inspired the poem and hearing the song too, got me into thinking of how could one describe color to a blind person. As Teppo so aptly put it.."a beautiful Soul has all the color within themselves"....Maria Hugs
Date: 6/10/2018 11:18:00 AM
Hello Maria, This one is a true masterpiece in every respect. I had to read it several times, and savored the words and verses with each read. Very beautiful and very creative indeed!! Brilliant Work and A FAVE!! Best Wishes, Gary
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Date: 6/11/2018 4:48:00 AM
Gary, what a wonderful comment, thank you so much. I am extremely flattered that you liked this poem of mine, and making it a fave, gosh that is the icing on the cake, I truly appreciate your support and friendship....Maria... Best Wishes to you and Ingrid
Date: 6/10/2018 10:52:00 AM
Such magnificent poetry! The creativity, beauty , and depth of this jewel is simply off the charts my friend! I stand in awe of this inspiring example of uplifting, vibrant and ever so masterful poetry! A fav...
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Date: 6/11/2018 4:43:00 AM
Oh my! Robert coming from one of the True Poets on this site, it is me who stands in awe of your poetry. Thank you my friend, always for the support and wonderful comments, I am very very appreciative.....Maria hugs
Date: 6/10/2018 8:25:00 AM
This is a poetry at it s best, truly a piece of masterpiece, you never cease to amaze me with these beautiful poem of yours, I totally agree with you that how can we see colours if we can t feel them, like Teppo said below, a beautuful soul has all the colours they need with in them good luck and have a nice day
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Date: 6/11/2018 4:40:00 AM
Young man,you also never fail to amaze me. I do believe we started in the same month April of last year? Faraz how you have grown from that time, your poetry has taken on such a profound sophistication. You can only get better and better. Thank you for the visit and your inspirational insight always my friend....Maria hugs
Date: 6/9/2018 12:31:00 PM
A beautifully penned poem, Maria. Reading the comments and your reply, I agree that a beautiful soul has all the color they need within themselves. Hugs. T.J
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Date: 6/9/2018 10:43:00 PM
I'm so glad that you thinks so too Teppo. I totally agree. Thanks for the wonderful support always my friend....Maria hugs
Date: 6/9/2018 9:03:00 AM
A big hug and thanks for your visit. Personally I feel this piece should be POTD
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Date: 6/9/2018 10:41:00 PM
Thanks so much Rick. I think the choice of your POTD was the perfect one, but thanks all the same.....Maria hugs
Date: 6/8/2018 6:43:00 AM
Loved the author's attempt to paint colors for the loved one to "see". In the end...love is the true color of life. Great write.
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Date: 6/9/2018 10:38:00 PM
Thanks so much Eileen. My attempt at a near impossibility of describing color to a visually impaired person. In the end ..love is the true color of life... Very aptly put....Maria hugs
Date: 6/8/2018 5:36:00 AM
A majestic prism of colors that shine through with your love and poetic insight...beautifully crafted my dear friend...love & light...and a FAV!...^WW^
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Date: 6/9/2018 10:35:00 PM
Thanks so much WW, lol, I was thinking the same of you. Your majestic prism of colors shines through. You spread 'love and light' wherever you go. Thank you for your excellent comment and support always my dear friend. Love and Light....Maria :)
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