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    dots Submission Name: Until We Go Blinddots

    Author: cuddledumplin
    ASL Info:    36/ f/UK
    Elite Ratio:    4.08 - 6269/5927/526
    Words: 79
    Class/Type: Poetry/Love
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    dotsUntil We Go Blinddots

    When I look at your face
    it's as though I looked at something incandescent,
    for when I turn my eyes and blink,
    I see an afterimage
    of your perfect face
    like I see after looking at a naked light bulb,
    but I rarely turn away.
    My eyes are glued to you
    and yours to me
    like stationary rays from airport beacons.
    I suppose that we'll stand here
    smiling and staring
    until we go blind.

    Submitted on 2004-06-24 04:30:29     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
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      I feel like your poetry needs punctuationů I'm sorry if that would be cramping your particular style. I think some of the impact is lostů It makes it feel unfinished, to me. But I really like this piece, especially the ending. Becky
    | Posted on 2004-06-29 00:00:00 | by SugarMouse | [ Reply to This ]
      awww this is so cute! sounds like you got it real bad! hehe... i love the image of the face burnt into your retina like a lightbulb but then how you say you rarely look away... brilliant!
    | Posted on 2004-06-28 00:00:00 | by Someones Epiphany | [ Reply to This ]
      i liked the use of "something incandescent". "incandescent" always brings a smile because for me, it's not just about glowing, it's also about radiating happiness. i did go through a phase when i felt like that but that ended!
    | Posted on 2004-06-25 00:00:00 | by Judy | [ Reply to This ]
      Sounds like the two people are so enamored of each other that they are becoming lost in each other. Like deer caught in the headlights of each others eyes. I have been caught in a stare like that. Breathless and waiting...not wanting to speak and spoil the moment. But, alas, moments like these are so fleeting and rare, which is probably a good thing, or we'd get nothing done...
    | Posted on 2004-06-24 00:00:00 | by angela~ | [ Reply to This ]
      i could almost see spots before my eyes as i read this! those naked light bulbs can be brutal! lol! it is like an infatuation thing, and chances are you will go blind (metaphorically) and it will end as the infatuation settles down. or not! anyway, i liked the metaphor in this one about staring at each other until you go blind, 'cause i've been there! have a great day!
    | Posted on 2004-06-24 00:00:00 | by magnicat | [ Reply to This ]
      very well written i liked the imagry of the naked light bulbe. i also have to agree with sharky DONT just stand there, do something about it . good job lia
    | Posted on 2004-06-24 00:00:00 | by lili | [ Reply to This ]
      somepeople leave rather interesting comments...anyways...i like this...that last three lines i really like...the part about the naked lightbulb...is an interesting thought...well anyways i shouldnt comment on peoples stuff till ive had coffee lol...smiles ange
    | Posted on 2004-06-24 00:00:00 | by purplesun24 | [ Reply to This ]
      I liked the aspect of connection and intimacy in theis write. It transcends the ordinary and makes a single moment in time stand out like a beacon in the darkness.

    Perhaps you can just stare at one another until prescription glasses are needed?
    | Posted on 2004-06-24 00:00:00 | by The Gadfly | [ Reply to This ]
      I like that very much, another great little love poem. very original. my favourite part was about the afterimage and the naked light bulb. very well written. nothing to criticize.
    | Posted on 2004-06-24 00:00:00 | by eve1684 | [ Reply to This ]
      This condition is known as infatuation or "being in love". The condition cannot last for more than 2 years after marriage. Thereafter, if you really work hard at it, you may learn to love the other person, maybe, if you're really lucky, the other person may learn to love you as well. In the meantime, this is nice, but only animal mating instincts. Since we're not animals, its dangerous. Sermon ends...sorry.
    | Posted on 2004-06-24 00:00:00 | by Lelik | [ Reply to This ]

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