See Saw © Lori 3/08/2020 Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps See Saw All those eyes Looking out Looking in I see What I saw In them But I can't see What they saw In me Word: ©2020LCR Image: "Eyes Without a Face" by Digital Collage Artist Robin Isely Submitted to: Sunday Muse #98 Labels: Free Verse See Sunday Muse Wordplay Reaction: Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps Comments qbit8 March 2020 at 12:02Very provocative!ReplyDeleteRepliesLori8 March 2020 at 13:04Thanks.DeleteRepliesReplyReplyHelen8 March 2020 at 12:06And aye, there is the rub. ReplyDeleteRepliesLori8 March 2020 at 13:04Eye I! :) DeleteRepliesReplyReplySherry Blue Sky8 March 2020 at 12:06I really like this! I remember years when I felt like the voice in this poem.ReplyDeleteRepliesLori8 March 2020 at 13:05Thanks Sherry! DeleteRepliesReplyReplybrudberg8 March 2020 at 12:38I think nobody will ever know, and one of the most dangerous things is trying to guess.ReplyDeleteRepliesLori8 March 2020 at 13:05Isn't that the truth! DeleteRepliesReplyReplyindybev8 March 2020 at 15:03So true -- we can never see what others see in us! Great poem. Brief and succinct!ReplyDeleteRepliesLori8 March 2020 at 15:06Thank you! DeleteRepliesReplyReplyanthonynorth8 March 2020 at 15:16Ah, one of the great unknowns. Nice one.ReplyDeleteRepliesLori8 March 2020 at 16:03Indeed. Thank you. DeleteRepliesReplyReplyFireblossom8 March 2020 at 17:57I really like how you put that together!ReplyDeleteRepliesLori8 March 2020 at 18:31Many Thanks! DeleteRepliesReplyReplyTruedessa8 March 2020 at 19:23A contemplative question? Perhaps, what they see is only a fraction of who you really are on the inside. ReplyDeleteRepliesLori9 March 2020 at 13:15Definitely can't see everything. DeleteRepliesReplyReplyCarrie Van Horn8 March 2020 at 19:26You had me at see saw Lori! Love this poem and the pondering it stirs! ReplyDeleteRepliesLori9 March 2020 at 13:16Thank you. I liked the back and forth / up and down imagery the title conjured and played with that idea. DeleteRepliesReplyReplyThotpurge9 March 2020 at 00:25Indeed, there lies the problem!ReplyDeleteRepliesLori9 March 2020 at 13:16Definitely. DeleteRepliesReplyReplyJim9 March 2020 at 00:46Guess you will have to ask? If their non-facial expression is a clue then they are not all in agreement. Some are tearing, others are glazed like blah, … What if none of them see anything in you? (means they have no imagination), This was fun, Lori. Makes you wonder. .. ReplyDeleteRepliesLori9 March 2020 at 13:17Wonder is always good! DeleteRepliesReplyReplyC. Sandlin9 March 2020 at 10:33The rhythm catches me and the questions dance.ReplyDeleteRepliesLori9 March 2020 at 13:17Thank you. I wanted it to have that feeling. DeleteRepliesReplyReplySusan9 March 2020 at 20:05Wonderful! They do look like they are looking from many vantage points and scales. ReplyDeleteRepliesLori9 March 2020 at 21:03Thank you. DeleteRepliesReplyReplyAdd commentLoad more... Post a comment Thank you for taking the time to read and comment!