Mirrors Of The Soul

     Here now is a new poem, for the romantics out there. Not typical of my works, but I would say it is something that the ladies especially, might enjoy. I would appreciate some/any,  feedback from those of you who are reluctant to comment. If you read it, take a second or two to let me know what you think about my stuff, good or bad! I do respect your opinions when you chance to share them with me.

     Please have a fun-filled Friday,

Jake.

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Mirrors Of The Soul

She looked to find

only honesty.

She hoped to see it

in his eyes.

She longed to feel

sincerity,

she’d had enough

of lies.

*

 Would this be him,

the shy one?

Still waters” they say

run deep.”

Or would he

be also shallow,

and cause her more

to weep?

*

 But, she’d not judge

a forehand,

nor compare

to what’s behind.

She’d search his eyes

for answers.

And then his soul,

she’d find.

***

 Jack Downing

June 2012

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I stand alone to gaze upon my days and years gone by. I've laughed, I've cried, I've loved and loathed, but now, I can't remember why! ~Jack Downing~
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10 Responses to Mirrors Of The Soul

  1. jhasmoments says:

    Mirrors of the soul…. great title amazing write.

    • Thank you so much.. I appreciate that. That is an old saying..”The eyes are the mirror of the soul” and in this case “she” was looking for something beyond thefacade of the “man”. I am happy that you enjoyed it and took the time to comment.

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  2. jhasmoments says:

    You’re welcome. I try to always comment and if I do not I make sure to let people know I visited by liking :) :) By the way… It is a saying I have heard…. :) :) in many ways. I really enjoyed reading this piece.

  3. jpotblogg says:

    Firstly,your works never fail to inspire me and keep me motivated. As I read this post today, I reminisce about the first time I met my hubby. I now have an idea of what to write. Thank you for this Jake. :-)

    • Thank you so much for those kind words, I am so happy that you like what you find here.. I am also very glad that I could help you with your newest idea..Write on..Write on! lol

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  4. mchogarty@aol.com says:

    I am amazed at the way you right from a woman’s perspective or is it a man’s? Good job once again.

    • I’m not sure myself… There are many of us writinghere at poemsandponderings, in fact I don’t think I’ve met the wholestaff yet.. And that scares the hell out of me…lol

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  5. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! And human. “Still waters run deep”, so true. The eyes have it; they are the windows to the soul. What an amazing poem. Really touching and deep. Thanks for writing and sharing it. Blessings.

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