Wednesday, July 22, 2009

before you look away

I have nothing to recommend me
I am not slender, young or rich
so,
why do you look at me so intently –
why do your dark eyes drink me
as if i were a fountain in the desert –

before you look away?

2 comments:

klaus s said...

Because I see what can't be seen with the eyes.

Elaine said...

cool! wish I'd picked up on your comment earlier. thanks!