Elena Sandu


Dilemma


Any beautiful thing
in the world
means nothing
if not shared
with somebody loved.
Yet, if the loved one's hand
we are to hold
for any other beauty
we're almost
without sight
..Mostly blind..
What shall we choose:
The loved one's beauty
or the World's?

Submitted: Sunday, March 04, 2012
Edited: Monday, March 05, 2012

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  • Hans Vr (4/15/2012 10:49:00 AM)

    Great poem, Elena. So true. What is beauty if we cannot share it with a loved one.
    Love in the beauty of nature, sounds like paradise but you are also right that if we are very much IN love sometimes we have not eye for nature anymore.
    Thought provoking. Nicely written. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (4/8/2012 6:34:00 AM)

    I love this, a great poem and there's good mind to link between thought and problem..it just good one..i agree with Sabi, he's right..the world's beauty is include the loved one and the one you scare most hahahaha..joking_Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

  • Wabi Sabi (3/9/2012 12:40:00 AM)

    Being Without Both is not completed to live growing older and older. How phylosophycal of you it is! ! I do like it! ! ^^ (Report) Reply

  • Gordon Tseng (3/5/2012 10:31:00 PM)

    Just see the beauty of the world, the loved one's eyes, and, also see the beauty of the world through them.
    Try to let the loved one do the same thing, too.

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