James Weldon Johnson

(1871-1938 / Florida/United States)

Her Eyes Twin Pools - Poem by James Weldon Johnson

Her eyes, twin pools of mystic light,
The blend of star-sheen and black night;
O'er which, to sound their glamouring haze,
A man might bend, and vainly gaze.
Her eyes, twin pools so dark and deep,
In which life's ancient mysteries sleep;
Wherein, to seek the quested goal,
A man might plunge, and lose his soul.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 2, 2010



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