Mayan Eyes

Mayan Eyes

A Poem by Lori Brown Boniciolli
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Life

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Mayan Eyes



I stare into great pools of shimmering golden brown.

The gentle curve of your full lips speaks to me in an ancient tongue

of life well-lived and love to be found.


Your lilting voice lures me to ease, and I am ready to learn.

I am a slow but willing student,

and I am yours now.

I assume so much, thinking you could be mine,

but I will dream of it anyway,

and swim in your Mayan eyes forever.

© 2016 Lori Brown Boniciolli



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For obvious reasons I am reminded of CS&N's Lady of the Island. But this goes further into those eyes. It like them is mesmerising.

Posted 2 Months Ago


I love the gentle expression used here . . . it flows well & kinda seduces the reader in a similar vein to the mesmerizing Mayan eyes. "Great pools of shimmering golden brown" . . . I'm always urging writers to use more detail & to make it original . . . this above-quoted line is the poster child for what I'm seeking. I also love that your poem could be referring to something OTHER THAN a specific person with particular eyes . . . that could represent any dream or goal one might have in life.

Posted 5 Months Ago


Soft and tentative...some begin a journey headfirst, others, slow and probing...i wonder if there ever comes a time when the result doesn't matter as much as the process...beautiful, longing write. Lovely done :)

Posted 5 Months Ago


This is so meaningful and beautiful.. love the scheme and creativity!

Posted 6 Months Ago


Beautiful and gentle flow of thoughts led reader to a hopeful ending. Those Mayan eyes can steal our mind and heart. Thank you Lori for sharing the amazing poetry.
Coyote

Posted 6 Months Ago


"Your lilting voice lures me to ease, and I am ready to learn."

This piece has an alluring quality to it which grasps the reader.. I enjoyed reading this.
Mesmerizing write :)

Posted 6 Months Ago


a beautiful poem of feelings,and the dying tongue of the mayans

Posted 6 Months Ago


An awesome title from the off...
A time for all things and all things in good time came to mind when I read this over and over. The time has come for this particular lesson and unlike the previous attempts (half-hearted perhaps) to learn there is now an understanding of the learning process itself.
I enjoyed this - thank you to EmmaJoy for RR'ing this one.
Well written Lori.

Posted 6 Months Ago


'.. your full lips speaks to me in an ancient tongue.. of life well-lived and love to be found.'

This has tangible thoughts a'floating high out of reach for mere mortals. You surely write of feelings for a person so far, far out in space, you could be touching the moon itself.

Truly beautiful, Lori.

Posted 6 Months Ago


This is one of sighs and melting eyes... a touch of day and dreams and lifelong wishes.

Posted 1 Year Ago



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Added on April 12, 2016
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