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One can cry brown eyes blue but the reverse never happens.

God did not give me brown eyes
as He knew they would always be blue.
All the trials and tribulations--
would surely turn brown eyes blue.
Brown eyes have a softer hue,
are more common than blue.
People tend to walk by,
disregarding ones' eyes
unless they're another hue.
Clearly, brown eyes can see too;
mine are washed by cascades blue.
Serving Him is my vocation--
baptized, His initiation.
All eyes are upon me daily.
None can see the tears drip within.
People suffer, I cry.
How can others' walk on by?
It could be me; could be you.
My eyes reflect glorious skies,
look to the Lord for He's wise.
All earthly trials, tribulations,
pale to what Jesus chose to do.
I'm constantly tempted to sin
still ... He opens His heart. "Come in."
Race blind up in the sky ...
no differences noted.
Still, my eyes will be ... forever blue.

copyright 2003 Sandra S. Corona

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Reviewed by Muhammad Al Mahdi 3/7/2008
Very touchingly crafted. There's humour and melancholy in it.
Reviewed by w. mansfield 7/15/2003
Great I like this.
Reviewed by William Bonilla 7/15/2003
wonderful write Sandy
brown eyes will do
only have 2

Reviewed by Kate Clifford 7/15/2003
Beautiful wise write.
Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster 7/15/2003
A well crafted write. Excellent and truthful.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 7/15/2003

powerful, poignant, different write from you, though...feelin a bit sad, are you?

here are some texas sized (((HUGS))) to cheer you up

by the by, i have brown eyes

(((HUGS))) and love,

karla. :)
Reviewed by Erica Ivory 7/15/2003
Great write.. I have blue eyes but love brown!
Reviewed by Jack Roberts 7/15/2003
Well done Sandy!! Very nice!!

Reviewed by Paul Berube 7/15/2003
Sandra, I love the poem. I don't believe the color of the eyes really makes a difference. It is how we hold life in our hearts, that truly is the perception.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 7/15/2003
This is indeed different from you, Sandra, but this is very good! I have brown eyes....LOL (((HUGS))) and love, your Texas friend with the Brown Eyes, Karen Lynn. :)
Reviewed by Calendula Petal (Reader) 7/15/2003
your eyes have seen so much sadness along your road Sandra. I hope the path will lead exactly where you hope it will, I really do. I read your blog yesterday and these greeny hazel eyes sobbed like a baby.
Another gem from you.
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 7/15/2003
A different write for you and so very well penned.
Reviewed by David Knight 7/15/2003
As a member of the Blue club I agree :)
How about Hazel though?
Reviewed by Naun Kao (Reader) 7/15/2003
Any eye will do in the eye of the lord. Everyone changes from time to time. But who you choose to be and the path you follow is the measure of who you are. Great Job!
Reviewed by Leland Waldrip 7/15/2003
Poignant write, Sandy. I think your brown (or blue) eyes will do, just about any genre of poetry, and do it well. (now please tell me your eyes' color. )
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