Eyeshine
A poem by Raea Adams

I remember
When the light
In your eyes
Dimmed
Then
Died.

Each time you hid
Your eyes
From those who
See through lies.

Okay
Means
Save me.

Fine
Means
I’m drowning.

Everyone wishes
They knew
At the time.
But would they
Take your pain
To turn back time?

 

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