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Beauty FLys

Beauty Flys

 

I wondered around wondering what my purpose in life was.

I always felt out of place.

Then one day, I could feel a change occouring within myself.

It was like I was in a cacoon; trapped.

I was so lonely.

 

Then one day I could see the light for the first time, so I strengthed out.

Finally I was free.

 

There was something different about me.

My body, and color had changed.

I felt beautiful for the first time.

 

Then, I noticed I had wings.

So I did what felt natural; I spread my wings and with all my might, I started to flap them, and I flew for the first time.

The world was like a new place to me, I could see everything differently.

 

With all the changes you may go through, it will one day make you into something beautiful.

 

And beauty always flys

 

By: April Ann Artis-Walter, 8-24-2012

 


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  1. Date: 10/5/2012 1:55:00 PM
    Congratulations on your featured poem this week April. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/5/2012 7:59:00 AM
    This was an outstanding poem!!!

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 8:45:00 AM
    Well done April! Always remember these words.

  1. Date: 9/6/2012 12:26:00 AM
    Lovely poem April! I love your reference to the cocoon - to be in touch with one self is the ultimate step in self-actualization. And that last line takes the crown. I love it!

  1. Date: 8/29/2012 8:07:00 PM
    Lovely written piece here April!!! Keep writing!!!