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You kissed me with your eyes,
Their chestnut glow held me close–
Promised to never let me go.
It was I who walked away.
I let our memories dissolve–
The petals of every rose lay
Scattered across the floor.
But your eyes never left me.
They followed me, sometimes
Guiding me from a distance,
Until the day my eyes turned
Back to yours.

***

© Amanda Makepeace

NaPoWriMo 2012

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