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  The Abyss
by Ian R Thorpe
Sunday, May 13, 2012
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Freidreich Neitzsche wrote, "When you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you." Love is a bit like that, as this little poem observes.


Looking into your green eyes
Was like gazing into the abyss
There was a darkness, emptiness
Something too deep to reach for

Something you were afraid of.
And so you closed your eyes
Rather than see their hunger
Mirrored in my pupils


Philo and Sophia


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Reviewed by Jaazijaz EL 5/17/2012
An abyss is usually referred to as a "BLACK HOLE" green eyes would not apply too much to "darkness" However, it is all in the imagination.

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