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Bertha’s Eyes

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You can scorn more illustrious eyes,
sweet eyes of my child, through which there takes flight
something as good or as tender as night.
Turn to mine your charmed shadows, sweet eyes!
Great eyes of a child, adorable secrets,
you resemble those grottoes of magic
where, behind the dark and lethargic,
shine vague treasures the world forgets.
My child has veiled eyes, profound and vast,
and shining like you, Night, immense, above!

Their fires are of Trust, mixed with thoughts of Love,
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Sarah Persson 17 May 2020

A true artist with beautiful inspiration is unstoppable, shown here with such wonderful words.

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Edward Kofi Louis 17 May 2020

" Sweet eyes of my child" ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 02 May 2017

Fires of trust, mixed with thoughts of love Thanks for posting it here.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 25 April 2021

Fascinating read this poem about Bertha's eyes, still a child, but a lovely poem to read and enjoy time and again. Congratulations being the Modern Poem Of The Day, the great Baudelaire. I have enjoyed immensely his fantastic poem

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Dr Antony Theodore 17 May 2020

You can scorn more illustrious eyes, sweet eyes of my child, through which there takes flight something as good or as tender as night. a very fine poem. tony

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Kumarmani Mahakul 17 May 2020

Their fires are of Trust, mixed with thoughts of Love, that glitter in depths, voluptuous or chaste......fine concluding. Beautiful poem.

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Ellen Ni Bheachain 17 May 2020

So poetic and such lovely flow to the poem.

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Mahtab Bangalee 17 May 2020

Great eyes of a child, adorable secrets, //// great writings in the young eyes there lives the shining sun in the young eyes there lives the trust, the thoughtful love, the immense shining future, the prosperous life....

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