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SIX WORD » LOVE

The beauty of my spotless eyes.

by Amapola on February 28, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


My mind tiptoes into assaulting memories.

I hide my words and bite my tongue.

(Remembering like this needs silence).

But my hands take a life of their own,
they dance with my stubborn heartbeat,
and scratch blank pages with vivid dreams.

Those precious moments that are just gone,
almost unannounced:

To love, to cry,
to win, to lose,
to surrender to beauty
as it becomes the pupils
of my sad eyes.

But oh,

how could I not be grateful
for having lived so many dreams?
in company, in solitude,
with lovers, with strangers,
with you, my love,
my sweet friend?

Do you remember how
I loved you, how I cried with you,
won you once, was stubborn,
and then surrendered?

I lost you.

Still, your beauty is all
my spotless eyes see,
without ever shedding a tear
nor a single shadow

of regret.

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