David Wood

Rookie - 267 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

Sonnet 80: The look of love


It is your eyes that show your love for me
Limpid blue pearls that smile with gentle love
That dispel any fear of what might be
And unites our love from heaven above.

They twinkle like stars shining in the night sky
And create a calming and soothing balm
They are gentle and kind not set to pry
That eases my soul making all things calm

Your eyes are the mirror to your kind soul
Which puts one at ease in your presence
They do not burn like some eyes burn a hole
But form a calming and soothing innocence.

There is more truth when we speak with our eyes
Than with our mouths alone which often lies?

Submitted: Sunday, August 18, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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  • Silver Star - 9,695 Points Heather Wilkins (9/13/2013 8:37:00 AM)

    the last couplet is a perfect ending to your poem. and so true. nice write (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 4,042 Points Hazel Durham (8/20/2013 5:52:00 PM)

    So true the eyes tell our innermost thoughts, a stunning write! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 318 Points Poetheart Morgan (8/20/2013 12:43:00 PM)

    The eyes are the supreme truth!
    No one can lies by eyes. Better look for the other side and no more lies. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 37,500 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (8/20/2013 10:44:00 AM)

    Limpid blue/pry/balm /soothing innocence A love sprout in the heart through the eyes that kills any kind of privacy lovely sonnet .........Heart is a hut where love dwells...God bless you and show you the path to walk on the beam of happiness thanx (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,104 Points Valsa George (8/20/2013 8:22:00 AM)

    Eyes are the dumb communicators! Eyes can contain an ocean of love, also hold a mountain of bitterness! When eyes reflect innocence and love, everyone turns beautiful! A lovely sonnet! ! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,120 Points Sekharan Pookkat (8/18/2013 1:48:00 PM)

    your eyes show your love
    your face show your mind
    your pen soothe our mind
    and your sonnets keeps us cool (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kevin Halls (8/18/2013 1:19:00 PM)

    Never trust a person wearing Sunglasses, you can't see their eyes!
    Nice Sonnet. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 7,536 Points Geetha Jayakumar (8/18/2013 9:33:00 AM)

    Eyes are the reflection of our soul
    Eyes speaks of reality with boldness
    You can wear a mask of smile on face but
    Mask cannot be worn on eyes....

    Beautiful Sonnet..Loved reading it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 1 Points Litan Dey (8/18/2013 9:32:00 AM)

    Your eyes are the mirror...eyes and mirror never tell lie.A very good sonnet....Thank you for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 4,614 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/18/2013 8:54:00 AM)

    The look of the eyes is gentle and kind eases the soul making all things calm. The expression in the eyes conveys a whole lot. Beautifully expressed in the sonnet. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,438 Points Dave Walker (8/18/2013 8:03:00 AM)

    A great poem, the eyes tell you everything about
    a person. The eyes never lie. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,096 Points Anthony Di''anno (8/18/2013 8:02:00 AM)

    A lovely sonnet David and so true our eyes reveal everything. (Report) Reply

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