the look that’s in your eyes

the look that’s in your eyes
is fire in the night,
turns water into wine,
and fables into truth;
the look that’s in your eyes
inspires like a bite –
you’re hotter than july,
your hazel makes me loose;
the look that’s in your eyes
desires to ignite
the sparks along my spine,
unstable, coursing through;
the look that’s in your eyes
perspires like a disguise
and conquers conscious mind,
unable to refuse:
the look that’s in your eyes –
my fire in the night,
turns this author into wine,
and fables into truth.

© Rylan Skelly, August 2018


About the Author: I have a B.A. in Honours Religious Studies from the University of Waterloo; I have a love for all major world religions – Eastern, Western, or in between; I’m genderqueer, and I’m comfortable with male, neutral, and female pronouns; I’m married to my dear wife Lynn, who is the love of my life, my best friend, and my muse; I think far too much, and often have too many ideas to know what to do with; and I am a doing being, just like you!

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I have a B.A. in Honours Religious Studies from the University of Waterloo; I have a love for all major world religions - Eastern, Western, or in between; I'm genderqueer, and I'm comfortable with male, neutral, and female pronouns; I'm married to my dear wife Lynn, who is the love of my life, my best friend, and my muse; and I am a doing being, just like you!

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