Poetry by Jeff Green

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Crushed

by cricketjeff on January 19, 2009.  © Jeff Green, All rights reserved

In sleep I see a vision far away
As though through water gentle as the night
A pair of eyes that make me want to stay
And live a life forever in their sight

The dream returns each night to torture me
No man can know who wears the sweet disguise
A mystery much deeper than the sea
Is lost within the soul behind those eyes

Awake I walk as though I were possessed
A mermaid’s call has swept away my mind
My only thought will never be repressed
The eyes I dreamed are all I need to find

I’ve lost my heart and now I wait to die
I’m crushed beneath the beauty of an eye

Author notes

The prompt is the picture:-pic: Eyes of a Mermaid by Whisperwings