Jixin Gao

(Singapore)

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Beauty


Beauty's a word
With ambiguity
Conjuring images of vivid shades

But beauty to me
Is flourescent
Shining
From inside of the transparent,
simple box

Inverting people's glances
Simplicity is its choice
But think INSIDE the box
It full of complicated wires and cables
Revealing a high level of sophiscation

Look-
How it lights up everyone's faces
Bright with beauty.

Submitted: Saturday, August 02, 2008
Edited: Thursday, August 09, 2012

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  • Mark Dillon (8/14/2013 1:44:00 PM)

    Well written, the beauty within always outlasts and and outshines the beauty without (Report) Reply

  • Karen Gonzalez-videla (8/14/2013 9:42:00 AM)

    Magnificent work! I really enjoyed every single word you used to describe beauty :) You are invited to read, comment, and vote on my poems whenever you want :) (Report) Reply

  • Karen Sinclair (8/14/2012 4:29:00 AM)

    Wonderful reflection... how you made thinking inside the box, outside of the box....love it tyvm karen (Report) Reply

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