They say that the eyes are the window to the soul. A diamond lens, eyes are each beautiful, mysterious, captivating, and lustrous. The world around is perceived and filtered through this kaleidoscope pattern, giving each person a unique point of view, interpretation of the situation, a foundation on which to form theories.
I, however, leave the sentimentality of the ascetic of the eye at a gesture. The lens of the eye acts as a concept, it filters the world, it’s a perception. It’s a very romantic implication, a poetic deduction of the individuality and beauty of that aperture to one’s mind. The beauty of the eye is too abstract to be the window to the soul. Soul is found in physical expression and how we impact our surrounding reality. Its more tangible then that special sparkle in one’s eye.
I think that the hands are the window to the soul. Everything that I think, all my ideas, intentions, inspirations, and influences are expressed through my hands. The eyes can only look. They are merely a lens. Hands, however, turn the abstract into the physical, they turn thoughts into creations, they turn ideas into a usable product. My hand create food, my hands create writing, my hands create art, my hands create love.
Your hands can change the world, and your diamond eyes can inspire it.
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I, of all people, never thought about the real essence of my hands being the window to my soul. You hit it, spot on. Amazing insight and so poetically explained.