Spanish EyesSpanish Eyes9 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Overflowing with life,
And renewed energy.
The surplus of sights and sounds,
Is raining down around you;
And while they discover the scent of hope in the air,
You feel the minority
Suffocating your freedom.
As you pass,
Spanish eyes flicker up to meet you,
A stranger's gaze, meeting yours for a
instant in time.
So why is it ?
You feel your breath hitch at the sight of her?
The answer is simple.
This mother is
Meaningfully meaningless. . . . .
Separate paths, to separate ends.
Won't you take the time to turn your head and see where she goes?
The road looks smooth.
The earth seems gentle beneath bare feet
Look with the glorious blindness
That every child has - -
The others have already made up their mind about her.
She does not have an identity.
She does not have a n