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Behind Blue Eyes
A Free Verse

There is beauty in wrinkles
An unmistakable splendor beyond age
In his shrunken leaf enfolds
Eternal flame that won’t fade
A crown of silver hair
An inescapable fixed mark
His fairness may decline
Yet a timeless youth hides
Behind those blue eyes

© 2016 Maria. All Rights Reserved.

Photo Credit: WYSIWYG


Today’s Filipino word prompt is “bughaw” which refers to the color “blue”. Also, this piece was inspired by Mandi’s splendid poem entitled, Your Wrinkles Makes You Beautiful.

Come on! Write a poem or a fiction
Snap a photo under the sun
A six-word tale or a long post, perhaps?
Let’s all get word-high this July!

Want to join the fun? Find the prompt words HERE! Don’t forget to pingback & use the tag WordHighJuly. Mazel tov! 😉

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