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Plastic-like faces, paid for, made for, create *abomination
in an *attempt to court the *affection of the unworthy.
*Bloom, oh fragile rose, scent the air, age gracefully,
leave no ungrateful shadow to *bamboozle the blind. 

Cherish each crease in the dog-eared page of your life.
*Flame on, show your *inner soul, ignite with diligent 
*passion, and dexterous fingertips the core.

For what is true beauty, if not the lines caused by loving laughter.
*Relationships come and go, false tarts *scorn and *struggle
with the tides of time, and *taste none of the *tender sweetness
of true love, being left eternally *yearning.

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  1. Date: 11/9/2012 11:37:00 AM
    Hi Debbie nice write about vanity, beauty after all is only skin deep, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 8:41:00 AM
    Yes, mediated beauty is only skin deep. You can make-over the body's facade, but you can never capture intrinsic beauty with artificial accoutrements. A nice, philosophical treatise on superficial beauty. Enjoyed your scintillating opine!

  1. Date: 11/8/2012 11:51:00 PM
    Beautiful write Debbie! I love what you said about true beauty. Nice!

  1. Date: 11/8/2012 10:47:00 PM
    awesome verse of yours...enjoyed it so much this morning ,,,thank you Debbie for your sharing <3<3<3 SK

  1. Date: 11/8/2012 9:05:00 PM
    A powerful vignette of the struggle to deal with the phoniness that seems to invade our lives. Should be for a contest!

  1. Date: 11/8/2012 7:59:00 PM
    Too beautiful to comment on, so I might as well sit back and read it over again, love, vie

  1. Date: 11/8/2012 7:33:00 PM
    A beauty from you!