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Secrete Beauty

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Secrete Beauty

She was not blessed with comely grace, spurned and shunned by cupids arrows because of her displeasing face and breasts like kneecaps on a sparrow. Her scrawny frame one could infer if dressed in red and eyed sideways she’d mimic a thermometer; no outward grace to be displayed. Her real beauty was deep inside hidden behind two large, brown eyes where a beautiful soul resides eternally and undisguised. Beauty is a skin-deep grace it’s just a temporary thing: a short-term asset on a face that fades away like this years spring.

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  1. Date: 2/4/2014 1:22:00 PM
    I like your philosophical pieces...your point of view coincides with my own being the reason. Nothing more distasteful to me than a beautiful face/body with an empty head and heart. Good reading here, Albert, thanks for sharing.

    Ahearn Avatar Albert Ahearn
    Date: 2/4/2014 11:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I'm so glad you liked it. Thank you for the kind comment.
  1. Date: 8/8/2013 6:34:00 AM
    I hope you did, April. Thanks for commenting.

  1. Date: 8/6/2013 8:38:00 PM
    Well a very true observative poem!i sure a lot of people would love this!

  1. Date: 12/5/2012 10:45:00 AM
    Beautiful poem..yes without doubt the inner beauty lasts forevermore.

    Ahearn Avatar Albert Ahearn
    Date: 12/20/2012 1:16:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Charma, Amen to that.
  1. Date: 11/25/2012 8:22:00 AM
    One does wonder if it is possible to have both aye? A beautiful form and soul? Light & Love

    Ahearn Avatar Albert Ahearn
    Date: 12/20/2012 1:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Inner beauty is immortal, comely grace is mortal. Most of us possess both but oftentimes emphasis is on the latter. Thanks for commenting.