Just something that can mean a lot, but may not appear to.


I look into your eyes, and you stare back

I only notice the one thing you lack

You have the eyes of someone weary

All of the time they are teary

But why are you sad, and why won’t you tell me?

I can tell when I look deeply

Into those eyes that you hide away

There’s something that you want to say


The rest of your face is exactly the same

It seems to sit there, innocent and tame

Except that smile, that lonely smile

You are sad but it’s there all the while

Never fails to hide the emotion

It’s like you have some magic potion

Because your smile tells me that you are fine

But I can see the vital sign

Your eyes are weary…oh so weary.

Submitted: October 06, 2011

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Very Good! :)

Thu, October 6th, 2011 4:50pm

Ashley I Read

Thank you :)

Fri, October 7th, 2011 4:48pm

Criss Sole

I love your writing style. Great poem.

Sun, March 17th, 2013 3:43pm


Thank you very much.. glad you like it :)

Sun, March 17th, 2013 8:44am


I love this. I can relate to it, very nicely put

Wed, February 21st, 2018 7:49pm


Glad you liked it

Wed, February 21st, 2018 11:50am

Gloria Dale

That is so true to life and deep. Thank you, it's very touching.

Tue, January 29th, 2019 11:25pm


Thanks for reading :)

Wed, January 30th, 2019 2:04pm

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