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She remains a partial gift
some have none, yet some have much
for her scales, sideways they tilt
yet we crave her soothing touch.

With jars of scents, ointments and creams
ourselves we paint seeking her face
fanciful, our grotesque masks seems
yet she stays mocking our ways.

But true beauty in these things lie;
the morning dew on thirsty leaves
the new-born sun that's up so high
even in Nature's smiles on lonesome cliffs!

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  1. Date: 5/30/2009 7:02:00 AM
    There is nothing as beautiful as mother nature. A MASTERPIECE, Edward Lainie

  1. Date: 5/26/2009 3:36:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/25/2009 5:33:00 PM
    Congrats on your awesome featured write! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 5/25/2009 2:24:00 PM
    Congrats Edward on your winning poem being re-featured. Vince

  1. Date: 5/25/2009 2:09:00 AM
    Hello, congratulations on yur featured beatutiful poem. More power. Ernilando

  1. Date: 5/24/2009 4:30:00 PM
    Interesting perspective and good use of imagery. Much for the reader to think about. Congratulations on having your poem featured. I wish you continued success with your writing. Karen