The Last Self-Portrait

Rembrandt, 1669

Those eyes, so vivid
Overturning worlds
They read you intensely
Judging, no remorse
A hypnotizing power
Obliging to cave in
One could not withstand it
But learn, and learn, and kneel

© living in verses

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