Linda Ori

Rookie - 79 Points (08/13/1945 / UTAH)

Sad Green Eyes - Poem by Linda Ori

You look at me with sad green eyes,
I'm overcome with feeling-
Such deep emotion they disguise,
Yet send my senses reeling; They speak to me of loneliness
And feelings unexpressed,
Of hopes and dreams unrealized
And love gone uncaressed; They cry to me of urgency
To experience it all-
But here you are in limbo
With your back against the wall; I wish I had the answers
To the questions they impose-
I'm drowning in those sad green eyes
And the sorrow only grows; If I had one magic wish,
You know what it would be?
To see instead of sad green eyes
Green eyes that smile for me.


Comments about Sad Green Eyes by Linda Ori

  • Rookie Barry Van Allen (3/21/2007 12:12:00 PM)

    Linda,
    That was nice.
    Just sittin' here smilin ' !
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  • Rookie Not a member No 4 (2/16/2007 12:29:00 PM)

    A perfectly crafted poem, where the completely unforced rhyming structure increases the poignancy of the situation. Simply superb. xx jim (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Brian Dorn (1/9/2007 8:36:00 PM)

    A beautiful write, Linda... sad but at the same time endearing and warm. Well done! !
    Brian (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Charles M Moore (2/12/2006 7:03:00 PM)

    I agree with daniel tyler, very good. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Daniel Tyler (12/24/2005 10:57:00 AM)

    I notice how your lines flow beautifully into one another. This has clever rhyming that isn't merely there for rhymes sake. There is a clarity of emotion that I much appreaciate. Well done.
    Daniel Tyer (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003



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