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IN YOUR EYES


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In your eyes I see
desire left to languish
without being answered;
hope long lost in the
maze of love's labyrinth.
 
In your eyes I see
life's burdens bearing
down with the weight
of a thousand forgotten
dreams and promises
 
In your eyes I see
compassion given
without reservation to
the world, but the pain
from another's apathy
 
In your eyes I see
a wounded warrior
for God whose spirit
sings a silent dirge of
self denial and despair  
 
In your eyes I see
fear of failure's face;
the yearning to be the
best becomes the barrier
that holds you back
 
Oh, but in your eyes I see
a depth of love so strong
that nothing can defeat
its dominion or weaken
the force of its feeling
 
In your eyes I see
a hunger to have all
that you have imagined
and held in your heart
unrequited for so long
 
In your eyes I see
an eagerness to live;
to grow in ways beyond
your wildest understanding
and become a man made new.
 
In your eyes I see
who you really are
beneath the pain,
beneath the defeat…
the man you're meant to be…
 
 
K.Tate Jacoby
copyright July 6, 2010


        
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