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Melon Eye Mask – Love Poem by Deirdre Dunne

Never believed in love at first sight.
That was something only Romeo felt for Juliet.
Didn’t ever believe he really loved her either.
Five minutes before he met her, he thought he loved Rosaline.
He cried in the bushes and made his days artificial nights.
But when I saw you I wasn’t so sure.

Those greyish, green eyes.
Dimples when you smiled
Like raindrop wounds.
You looked too familiar for a stranger.
Maybe you had appeared in my dreams from the future.
Sent back in time.

Stalked you on the Internet and found out your name.
Social media and company websites,
The hunter’s paradise.

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