Gordon D Wilkinson

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My Perfect Beauty


Beauty, real beauty is beneath the skin
With the love that is shown and freely given
Given to a lover, also humanity
A heart offered without any charge
For all those whose heart is crippled with grief
Joy and happiness shown to all humankind
By the soul which embraces life
Even an odd tear that slips out with emotion
At others losses and despair
Character with unswerving morals
Which respects, even those with none
Most importantly compassion
To the broken and weary souls
This, is the beauty I sought
Not the outer, unblemished skin
Nor the golden locks that flow like rivers
Sylph like figures did not figure in the equation
Finding my beauty, I am never letting her go

Submitted: Friday, March 20, 2009

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  • Rookie Catrina Heart (3/20/2009 11:52:00 AM)

    Beauty, real beauty is beneath the skin
    With the love that is shown and freely given
    Given to a lover, also humanity
    A heart offered without any charge
    For all those whose heart is crippled with grief
    Joy and happiness shown to all humankind
    By the soul which embraces life
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    Awesome verses that can touch the heart of everyone...such a fine creation of beauty in inner depiction...10+++ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Thad Wilk (3/20/2009 11:40:00 AM)

    You have painted an eloquent picture of perfect beauty, a poetic
    vision wonderfully expressed. Great read my friend! !
    Best regards! *10*!
    Thad (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Stephen Stirk (3/20/2009 11:31:00 AM)

    A beautiful and descriptive piece, with your own inimitable brand of imagery. Each of your poems demands a read. Those who pass on by, do so at your own loss. Great poem Gord
    Steve (Report) Reply

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