I suppose my eyes are actually green, but because I'm only happy when it's complicated, I like to think of them as chatoyant -- a bluish-green or (more usually) greenish-blue changeable depending on the light, but always with a parenthesis of gold around the pupil.
And I do have eyelashes. I swear I do. I just blurred the rest of the picture to focus on the color of the iris.
Maybe this could be a meme. I'd love to see the actual color of your eyes -- because words like blue and brown and green and grey don't even begin to describe the variations. And it's generally not considered exactly socially acceptable to go up to strangers -- or even friends -- and stare deeply, deeply into their eyes, trying to gauge and compare their exact hue.
If you post a photo on your own blog, please leave a link in the comments. Or, if you don't want to (or can't) post a photo of your eyes, take a look at this chart of eye colors (click to enlarge) and let us know (in the comments or with a link to your own blog entry) which one most closely approximates your own and, most importantly, (this being blogging and all), how this makes you feel.
Just to make it a little easier, if you don't want to go through all the comments, here's where to see the eyes of luna; katie; eden; thordora; my reality; flutter; slouching mom; angela; intricately complex; mrs. lilypond ; liz; the nanny; basilbean; marin; anna; k@lakly; g$; jana; allie ; charmed girl; magpie (!); missing one; ahuva batya; motel manager; kari; rachel; anna; jana's family; doc grumbles; amanda; monica h; eden (do over); mommy at heart; de; mad; brenda; k; fertilized; another dreamer; kristin; julie; caro; your blog next....
And thanks, Anta, for the link to that amazing series of eyescapes. That's definitely one of those ideas that I really wish I'd thought of first.