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Plainspoken Poetry

So I'm not pretty Like my ribbon and pearls and flower bedazzled sisters So I'm plain Without frills or twirls or swirls of vivid hues So I stand out with my arms open wide Hiding nothing So I don't have stanzas and rhymes and schemes aplenty Does that make me unworthy Does that make me less Does that make me unattractive at best Am I not still art So I tell it like it is Tell me what is wrong with that?

Copyright © | Year Posted 2008




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Date: 4/16/2009 3:37:00 PM
YES! YES! YES! i knew you were out there. this is what poetry is. beautiful write. this is defintely one of my new favs! well done, autumn.
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Date: 11/2/2008 5:40:00 PM
I like the comparative analysis in this poem. However, we are all beautiful in our own ways with style. God has blessed each of us with our own unique treasures. It's up to us to groom and display His grace which we all have. Great job! ~Joseph
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Date: 11/1/2008 8:03:00 PM
Autumn - Nothing is wrong with that in fact I commend you for it - I imagine you are far more beautiful than you give yourself credit for - Just cause you don't "Doll up" doesn't mean your not beautiful hon - God Bless
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Date: 11/1/2008 12:04:00 PM
lovely verse, just as you are a flower among the bouquet of life. all flowers may not smell as sweet but the colors are brilliant no matter the different perfumes. your friend Lisa
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Date: 11/1/2008 11:30:00 AM
Brilliant! And there's nothing wrong with that!! Love, Nigel
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