The Eyes are a Barrier

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 04:04 -- Taliyah

Location

33025
United States
25° 59' 26.3148" N, 80° 16' 45.6924" W

The eyes are a barrier.
Semipermeable retinas grant access to select rays.
Brown eyes absorb brown light.

Dark, distorted images penetrate chestnut doors.
Polluted photons invade the mind.
The eyes are a barrier.

They trap dirt within.
A dual means of protection and a medium for confinement.
Brown eyes absorb brown light.

Their clouded lenses block the spectrum.
The extent of their vision limited to a single extreme.
The eyes are a barrier.

A barrier unique to its beholder.
My eyes are weak, broken—they do not barricade
Brown eyes absorb brown light.

It is all that they see.
Brown dirt, brown people, brown misery coming in and reflecting out.
The eyes are a barrier.
Blue eyes absorb blue light—bright, brilliant, beautiful blue.

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