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Beauty Is

Beauty is an ethereal mother
That’s elegant touch
Showers sweet, freed water
Distilling the very strangles
Of a gripped heart.
Its kiss bathes your lungs
In a silk freshness
And softens the folds
In coiled palms.

And in life we can hide from nothing.

A mother comes
As gently as her absence
Where she drifts,
And you hang, a free arm
On the banister,
Squatting down from the shadows
Making checks on the carpet
And learning how to stand.
A latch turns
And you dissolve the floors
Into a cushioned spill
Praying that this is the norm,
Praying you remain unstirred
And that there comes no dawn.

And in life we can hide from nothing.

The search for beauty
Is one of worth.
Where you breathe in each shade
That presses hands against
Scratched window panes
And stare the nothingness
With both eyes
And open heart.
When the howl of a dog
Sounds through your mobile,
And you listen,
And you wait,
And you work with full embrace.
For another glance
At the ethereal,
Before it turns as gently
As it comes.

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  1. Date: 8/23/2013 4:46:00 PM
    Your poems remind me of Ruben Ortellao.s poems..I guess you ll enjoy his works.This is grest

  1. Date: 8/23/2013 6:43:00 AM
    "Its kiss bathes your lungs"- what a cool and interesting line! This piece is interesting and thought-provoking and full of great imagery. Excellent work, Aiden :)

  1. Date: 8/21/2013 6:53:00 PM
    a search worth while, such a lovely write, LUV S.K.A.T.

  1. Date: 8/21/2013 5:52:00 PM
    gentle it is.. beauty is easy to find... but making it stay is hard... Aiden, much enjoyed :-) The expression in this is well versed out, awesome and inspiring write...brilliant yes indeed! Linda

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    Date: 8/22/2013 4:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Linda, that seems to be the great problem with life, if beauty was continually there, I don't think I'd ever sad again, gives me that feeling of not just happiness, but wholeness and a sort of purity. It's a great shame you have to listen, wait and work till another beauty appears for a mere second, but the wait is always worth it.
  1. Date: 8/21/2013 5:21:00 PM
    Wow Great poem. Very warm with emotional thoughts