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A Soul Unknown
by Cassie Peters
Friday, October 15, 2010
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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your first step into the big world can be a journey every minute.

What is it
that makes me look at him so
Is it his tall physique
or his broad shoulders
is it the common country stance
the ute
the singlet shirt
and the combat cargos
or the cap
is it his browned skin
He isn't a 'pretty boy'
or a 'bush pig'
he isn't even aware of me
not really
You meet him in the most uncommon place
Who knew the red cross wasn't just a place to give blood
but then you get shy
Is it because you have been hurt before
or because he's a coast boy
and a 'coast boy' has a reputation
I don't know what it is
But at one point you're looking at him
like he's all you can think about
And the next
your eyes meet for the briefest
before you look away
Too shy
It's all of these things and more
but mostly
it's his eyes
it's always their eyes
deep
mysterious
hypnotising
curious and safe
I could stare at them for hours
but when he see's my eyes
I turn away
I'm afraid
-What does he see?



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Reviewed by Amor Sabor 11/10/2010
Good expression in this piece.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 10/15/2010
A sweet shyness expressed well and thoughts flood the mind...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 10/15/2010
Authentic and inquisitive in an eloquent way ~

Best Wishes,

Christine
Reviewed by stan nassano 10/15/2010
i really like the progression of this piece ...to an unknow unseen conclusion,nice work.
Reviewed by pat medlin 10/15/2010
i like this innocent contemplation...the way it drew me in...nice!
Reviewed by Paul Judges 10/15/2010
Very nicely done, Cassie
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