Jixin Gao

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Beauty Poem by Jixin Gao


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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  • Gold Star - 24,818 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (8/15/2014 7:24:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem and imagination also good. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,153 Points Kevin Patrick (8/14/2014 3:02:00 PM)

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


    Awesome use of imagination to come up with superb imagery and metaphors, perhaps its amibuity is down to the users mind, some see beauty as a physical object but it can also be emphasised as having more shades, empathy generosity, which I think your getting at. Still fantastic job and great choice for poem of the day (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,549 Points Lyn Paul (8/14/2014 7:40:00 AM)

    This 5 letter word is so important to the majority of the population, yet in the eye of the beholder. Love the way you have presented your words. Thank You (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 33 Points Mark Dillon (8/14/2013 1:44:00 PM)

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

  • Rookie - 47 Points 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

  • Rookie - 347 Points Danny Draper (8/15/2012 7:31:00 AM)

    If I am right seek beauty from within before seeking it from without. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 182 Points 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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