Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Her eyes



Oft I am tempted
To fall in love with a girl
A taste of passion

It’s a fault of mine
Sometimes it may well backfire
It is only a game

Whether in the street
Drinking a cup of coffee
Sitting on the bus

Names I never know
Just a glance and I am caught
In their charming net

But once in a while
They might return the favour
It may be a smile

More often her eyes
Play with me and sparkle then
Hold me in her gaze

I dare to say “Your eyes”
Embarrassed, a tiny smile
Caught, we turn away



19 comments:

  1. Ah, I remember that rush of feeling that comes with the first knowing glance. Hasn't happened in a while . . . Great work!

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  2. It's so much fun in the chasing. The years may falter but the tactics are the same! Nicely!

    Hank

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  3. I have the feeling you would be pretty good at the art of flirting in real life. You are a master at it on the net:)

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  4. :) love that last paragraph..that is indeed a feeling we will remember

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  5. I read it twice... I wasn't staring or anything... ;)

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  6. You haven't really changed much - have you! I liked this a lot.

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  7. never hurts to look...and maybe wish a little...a wsih that we were young agin so the pretty smile might be for us...but alas...

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  8. Sweet little flirty adventure... I love your sense of romance in its many forms, Robin.


    One note (pls don't take offense), should it be "sitting on the bus" instead of "sat," or is that a colloquialism? Just wondered.

    Very nice, babe. Peace, Amy
    http://sharplittlepencil.com/2013/02/07/dads-dynamic-deeds/

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  9. Of course it should Amy, but "sitting" would be two syllables and I only need one. I have already committed an earlier error in the very first word in the first line with "every" and have been worrying about that for days. I nearly changed that to "Now" but I am not happy with it. Trouble is when you fall in love you forget the rules.

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  10. I love those flirtatious little moments. I hope I'm never too old for them.

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  11. ah, ha....I really like the flirting and way the poem flows

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  12. Damn the rules! I had to correct it.

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  13. Love this poem, and the previous one, Getting Old. There's a sweet humor in each of them. Also, thank you for your blog visit and comment on mine!

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  14. Hi! I had to stop at this one because of the title. I can see how her eyes might be more mesmerizing than her smile or even a wave. There is something very magical about locking the gaze.

    I love reading your charming pieces. I'll have to come back to catch up a little. With spring approaching, I'm able to start walking away from the tight grasp of the school year. Hope you are well!

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  15. Just to say that on your recommendation have just seen " Silver Linings Playbook"...really enjoyed it..great music story and setting..Thanks Dawlin'

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