Can you help me write a poem about eyes? Like inspirational, and about what you see and what your eyes make you.

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lynnebh eNotes educator| Certified Educator

In literature, eyes are often referred to as "the windows of the soul" - which actually relates back to the Bible, in the book of Matthew 6:22-23

"The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are good, your whole body will be full of light. 23But if your eyes are bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light within you is darkness, how great is that darkness!

So, how about going with the theme of how you view things? You could write about a person's attitude, for example - do you view life through eyes of wonder, cynical eyes, hopeful eyes? There are all sorts of possibilities. If you want to make your poem inspirational, choose a positive approach. In order to be happy, for example, one must see things with an optimistic viewpoint. You can choose some cool metaphors to compare eyes and/or vision to something positive. For example, your poem might be an extended metaphor for eyes that look upon the world in a positive way, i.e. eyes could be referred to as "the rays of the sun" or "the shining prisms" or "the glowing orbs" - something like that.

We cannot write your poem for you, but we can give you some ideas. Perhaps some other teachers will give you additional suggestions.