Saturday, March 16, 2013

Green + Brown = Hazel Irish Eyes

Posted for  dversepoets.com  'green' is the theme today..such a broad area to choose from.  I believe there is one extra syllable in this somewhere but I hesitated to take one out in it's place..ah well..






 Between green and brown on the color wheel,
the shade of my eyes with a touch of blue
 Spritely yellow banded beams help conceal
melancholy tendencies sneaking through

Spartan portals of sparrows' harmless hues
Irish eyes that dream of a verdant Isle 
 where ancestors aimed with an arrow true
 forged rich character with a wink and smile

Not hunter, pine, gun metal, crocodile 
 Nor  greens harlequin, Russian, or phthalo 
but spheres of fractal art meant to beguile
Eyes fairy dusted with illusive gold 

Therein shines fighting muster Leprechaun green  
ye'll find the master's file at rainbow's fin



  












46 comments:

  1. spheres of fractal art meant to beguile...smiles...at the rainbows fin...another cool line...much to be said of eyes...mine are green, you know...ha

    nice use of the colors...

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  2. wow, that's cool to have full green eyes!

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  3. very cool... i have brown eyes that have a hint of green depending on how the light falls.. Irish eyes that dream of a verdant Isle..love this.. there can be whole stories and a rich history in someone's eyes

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  4. thanks claudia...then yours are almost hazel..mine are definitely hazel..when the light changes, they are still multi colored, never a solid color ;)

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  5. A lovely sonnet full of colors and imaginative as Leprechaun green ~

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  6. A lovely poem - pretty in content and form - I know those eyes! Very vivid. K.

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  7. My eyes are like that, too... must be my Irish heritage. Happy St. Paddy's Day!

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  8. A how beautiful with green eyes. and the reference to the Leprachan is great,

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  9. ...the last quatrain & couplet hardens in tone from the lighter approach suggested by the preceding quatrains... and i like it..smiles... what a wonderful sonnet...

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    1. A sonnet no less to show Irish eyes are smiling.

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  10. What a doll and what a lovely poem.

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  11. I love your sonnet's focus on the eyes, so wonderfully described with the Irish theme (great pic too).

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  12. Love the sonnet form and you've penned this eloquently. I just love the lyricism and the couplets and of course the Irish green eyes.

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  13. I love your sonnet! And definitely eyes are window to the soul. I like the idea of celebrating Irish eyes tonight.

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  14. lyrical and lovely - wonderful use of the colors - beautiful - K

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  15. Pretty ~ well-crafted ~ nice write ~ enjoyed very much

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  16. Wow, that was a magical Irish trip! Sparkling eyes

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  17. I love this. It really gave me a feel for ancestral yearnings for the isle of green. You wrote this beautifully.

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  18. Gotta love those smiling Irish eyes and your descriptions/details are so precise. Now my Irish eyes, though blue, are smiling, too!

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  19. This is lyrical like days of old and gold. :)
    gardenlilie.com

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  20. "ye'll find the master's file at rainbow's fin"

    My stars how I love this line, and excellent closure to a beautiful write.

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    1. thank you...I left a final comment as well ;)

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  21. Thank you raivenne - and everyone else who left comments here. I wondered if the words 'master's' file was understood....of course it's the soul behind the eyes where the rainbow ends and where the real gold is found ;)

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  22. Beautiful...every verse. Commenting from dVerse.

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  23. Enjoyed this. Mine are hazel too! But no hint of bue.

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  24. A lovely capture of green Irish eyes, with a mischievous sparkle to boot, I am sure. Nicely penned nod to the heritage of the green isle!

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