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Unwritten Soul


Counting Stars Through Your Eyes


Dark was born to show light
As secret of stars revealed at night
No matter how dark was your heart
I still found the beauty of your side

Do i need to look at the sky
When i can see stars reflected on your eyes
Don't need to read the constellation as my guide
When i can find shine of trust through your eyes

Counting stars through your eyes
Maybe i missed to count many shines
Though i count each one from what your eyes shared...
But how our eyes can map the whole universe
When imperfection is part of us

No matter how dark they colored your words
As dark was born to show the light
Truth will shine over the shade
As much as stars revealed at night

Counting stars through your eyes
No matter how many shines i missed
As long as i can find them on you with your smile
I know that you the one that deserve my trust

Submitted: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Edited: Thursday, November 14, 2013

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This write may not a strong as my previous poem
but somehow i found myself again when i look stars above
about this poem...
This is how i look my life on others...How bad we are, keep good value with us, bad past will guide us a way, giving a chance for past mistake can be good for making better understanding and its not wrong for us to give someone a chance..In friendship/relationship trust and honest is a must...Sometimes we did mistakes but we arent born to be always perfect so let we accept imperfection what we made and what people made...To walk in moving time, i learned a lot through pain and smile, i learned that dont feel bad when people mistaken your bad, truth will come as light win over dark. Whatever we have been and will going, never lost each other, friends forever and love unites all people and hate is a reason why it never be happened_Soul

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  • Rookie - 154 Points Yasmeen Khan (11/25/2013 7:39:00 AM)

    The very title of the verse attracts the attention. it has some very beautiful lines: But how our eyes can map the whole universe
    When imperfection is part of us''. Human soul is capable of this, and this's been mu favorite quote: 'secret of stars is revealed at night. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 24 Points Dee Corpolongo (11/24/2013 9:12:00 AM)

    Love this poem, Soul....you speak of the stars, and the spark in one's eyes,
    you realize the truth, and when someone lies. Lessons we all must learn,
    and pain we have all experienced, my dear friend, .. many {{{hugs}}} I send. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,149 Points Wahab Abdul (11/21/2013 9:57:00 PM)

    I think this is your best poem i have read for the fact that it followed well with apt words and suitable diction the theme is no less attractive..and easy to read and understand.. moreover the poem contains a bit philosophy which i like most...........thanks for sharing..10 (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,963 Points Valerie Dohren (11/21/2013 2:15:00 PM)

    Deep and meaningful - without darkness there can be no light, and imperfection can lead us to become better.
    Lovely poem Soul. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,109 Points S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (11/21/2013 12:59:00 PM)

    A shining starry poem of trust n friendship. Great how u say our eyes cant map d whole universe. What a verse! Fond wishes soul. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 5,319 Points Geetha Jayakumar (11/21/2013 4:38:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem Soul. Yes, we are imperfect, we often make mistakes.Truth often taste bitter.
    Trust and honesty must be there in relationship, as it can overcome many mistakes.
    Meaningful write. Loved it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 1 Points Jinal Oswal (11/19/2013 8:56:00 AM)

    Hi Soul.. hope you doing great. It is a remarkable poem. Beautiful way to say what you feel despite of the negative things happening. But is it really this simple to still see the stars when it is dark? I really wonder being poets we express but does it really reach out to the person? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 586 Points Paul Brookes (11/17/2013 4:29:00 PM)

    Through the glass darkly shins the stars, reflections to the soul, of winters heart, to find good and bad, light and dark and here we have truth. I like it BB : O) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 13 Points Negar Libre (11/17/2013 5:10:00 AM)

    dear soul i dooooooooooo liked it. i dont know why u think its not strong? ? ? ?
    it was my heart sayings, as well. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 4 Points Nader Baheri (11/16/2013 1:47:00 PM)

    stars can guide us beautifully and silently.just we must trust on them.and we have to remember when it s completely dark we can see stars.
    very beautiful poem with fantastic ending.i enjoyed ending most.~nb (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,564 Points Ramesh Rai (11/13/2013 10:42:00 AM)

    there are some words which can not b expressed such as night can not manifest its brightness despite of billions of stars. but it has its own beauty that so billion of stars adore it. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,551 Points Hans Vr (11/13/2013 9:37:00 AM)

    Wonderful wisdom espressed in this very nice poem. So true, all of us have our dark side, but even if we display our darkest side, we cannot keep our little stars from shining. I love the images used.
    Excellent. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,505 Points Valsa George (11/13/2013 5:40:00 AM)

    Unless there is darkness, we won't be able to enjoy light! If a person can find light even in darkness, it is a great quality!

    Truth will shine over the shade
    As much as stars revealed at night

    Beautiful lines! ! (Report) Reply

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