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Words From Her Eyes

They speak so clear;
Your eyes tell tales the mouth never could.
I stand, stare, listen...
Iridescent words of joy flowing through this valley,
Embracing the silver clouds of thought in golden ray,
As my eyes listen yours sing in harmony,
Bells ring and love composes a brand new song,
The sky is ever clear

They speak to me still;
I watch the tales that talk to my heart,
But is it me or the whispering wind?
What was once is no longer.
Dry words flow through barren plains as birds of prey fly low,
Beauty sleeps among the graves, lost,
Yet it is not the wind, but the weeping soul,
Her eyes they shine no more

The words now are falling,
Crashing on the ground,
I feel the soulless calling,
But from your eyes no sound,
The rain drops on my heart,
The fire is gone, the beauty forever lost,
The eyes that once glowed with light for me,
Are now blind and tears fall silently

Copyright © Chester Bennington | Year Posted 2012


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  1. Date: 1/25/2016 7:15:00 PM

    CHESTER, Excellent written poem, Awesome flow. Luv ** SKAT **
  1. Date: 8/2/2012 5:36:00 PM

    Cyndi spoke so highly of this poem, I had to seek it out. She wasn't wrong. Very nice and congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce
  1. Date: 8/2/2012 5:38:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Cyndi's 'You Do Understand" contest Chester. Love, Carol
  1. Date: 8/2/2012 12:02:00 AM

    Congratulations on your Honorable Mention in Cyndi's contest. Love, Suzette
  1. Date: 8/1/2012 11:52:00 PM

    Yasmin,, congratulations with your wonderful win in Cyndi's contest... xox~PD
  1. Date: 7/26/2012 9:54:00 AM

    Congratulations on your placement in Yasmin's "The Unread Poems"contest Chester. Love, Carol
  1. Date: 7/25/2012 3:30:00 AM

    Chester super congrats on your win, excellent write...David
  1. Date: 7/24/2012 8:33:00 AM

    Congrad's on your poetic success. Light & Love
  1. Date: 7/23/2012 7:06:00 AM

    congrats Chester on a brilliant beauty write and win for this wonderful entry luv.
  1. Date: 7/6/2012 11:46:00 AM

    great write Chester,love your style,welcome
  1. Date: 7/3/2012 1:59:00 PM

    A belated welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Chester. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love, Carol
  1. Date: 7/3/2012 12:56:00 PM

    I like this poem very much. I understand this experience. - JH
  1. Date: 7/2/2012 2:21:00 AM

    Beautiful and moving written poem Chester, well done - like it a lot - Have a lovely day. - oxox Anne-Lise