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Looks Decieve

Went to a dance to meet a girl
Thought I might give it a whirl
What a beauty tall and slim
Golden hair so wispy thin

Bright blue eyes and rosy cheeks
Stood right out amongst the freaks
Walked as if she were on air
To the other girls it was not fair

Then when I asked her for a dance
She said you haven’t got a chance
Stuck up was she so rich in look
But then perhaps she could not cook

Later met a girl so plain
Took her home on the last train
She could cook and she could love
Looks deceive my turtledove

Not good looking plump not fat
Long black hair in two big plaits
Full of love and friendly too
And for me she’ll surely do

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  1. Date: 11/27/2013 12:14:00 AM
    Hi Owen, , Thank you for spreading and sharing your kindness. You know me I’ will always enjoy stopping by with love and support, no matter if I do not Understand what I am reading at times. I am very grateful and thankful to all who have been supportive of me one way or another. Your heartfelt words are the main attraction of who you are… Thanks for your inspiring visit. ----- Happy Thanksgiving ~ LINDA

  1. Date: 7/16/2013 3:05:00 AM
    Love that you kept this real....great read Owen. Really enjoyed and the rhyme too :)....Shaz

  1. Date: 6/30/2013 1:48:00 PM
    How adorable!!!! Great content...yes, looks aren't everything!!!!

  1. Date: 6/24/2013 4:17:00 PM
    Wow! I love this one again my dear friend, Owen. Two thumbs up here! ;)) At least you still had met one of the best girls ;))Thanks for sharing your great write this morning. Have a wonderful day! love and big hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 6/24/2013 2:16:00 PM
    Great poem, Owen... deep message... Terry (& thanks for your kind comments)

  1. Date: 6/24/2013 10:40:00 AM
    WOW! You outdid yourself with this one. I got one thing to say - The whole world is wrong - but you are alright. Thanks for noticing that beauty comes from within..... Lucilla

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 5:05:00 PM
    Owen, you have captured the inner beauty of a woman so elegantly, love your insight! Hugs

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 4:29:00 PM
    I like the name poetOwen. thank you for the kind hello on my page :-). and about this lovely girl ... you describe her as heaven sent.( a trophy ) and wow... wow... to the ending, I am glad you did not settle for beauty and awes'. if I know one thing about beauty and kitchen. They don't mix together. LOL.... okay I'm kidding. I am happy for you. and the girl your heart felt for.. or should I say tummy... he he he... love~ SKAT

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 3:46:00 PM
    Oh i just love your down to earth poetry, it is brilliant and a wondrous joy to read.

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 3:20:00 PM
    I really love this Owen....happiness is beauty!!!! And is what makes people beautiful...

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 1:43:00 PM
    Oh Owen don't you know beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, I believe this raven haired plaited hair beauty must have stole your heart, nicely done my soup pal, xxx

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 1:28:00 PM
    It seems you have found a soul mate my friend! Enjoyed your lovely poem and I hope you will enjoy her company! Have a nice week end!