gina prettybrowneyes

Pairs Of Eyes - Poem by gina prettybrowneyes

walking through downtown, uptown,
Small town,
I always feel
I always sense
ten or more pairs of eyes (brown and blue and all shades of lust)
following me,
when I walk down the street
whatever you want to call them
sometimes making obscene faces, sometimes
yelling incomprehensible phrases
But always watching, just
like a butcher watches newly roasted pigs
coming hot off the rack
“Mmm…so beautiful, perfect for making fine
hams, bacons, or even quite fine of a girl.”
like a small child at the candy shop, eyeing
the vast array of sweets and pastries
“Ooo I want this one and that one and
oh would you look at the legs on her.”
testosterone-filled and lookin’ for a piece o’ woman
their eyes never done
ev’ry girl who passes by

sometimes I wish I lived on
dusty country roads.
where I could walk somewhere, anywhere,
and only the chattering squirrels in the tall pine trees
and the flip-flapping birds in the wide open sky
would Watch.

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  • (8/13/2007 5:36:00 PM)

    Nice poem. To be invisible would be lovely sometimes. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, August 13, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, March 28, 2011

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