A Childhood Cancer Survivor Poem
© 2016 Christine Mulvihill
In your eyes there is so much more
It goes beyond the deepest blue
Such beauty I’ve not seen before
In your eyes I see hope and the love I have for you.
Far beyond the white like freshly fallen snow
I see you heart pure as a dove
To explain the wondrous beauty the words I don’t know
All I can give is my own true love.
Flecks of green and yellow spark imagination and fire
A beauty rarely seen
No artist’s pallet could conspire
A picture so perfect and clean.
But far beyond the color, I see what makes you whole
If I look deep inside your eyes my dear, I see your soul.
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