Tears are golden, you know, he mused.
How so? She took the bait.
They prove the heart is full ~ overflowing, in fact, he said.
But why through the eyes? she asked.
When you see with the brain alone, the eyes are hard, calculating, he informed her. When you see with the heart, the eyes are always close to spilling over.
Love makes you soft, she said, but stronger.
His eyes filled.