"Eyes and Smile"

by Jeph Johnson

 

I look in your eyes gazing at the ground;

staring down wondering what in them I've found,

but when those lashes rise and your lips breathe a smile

and I see them together I can smile myself.

 

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1983, 2017

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Deborah Russell's picture

This is a touching poem. Very nice thoughts.