Treasure Island

Hebert Logerie

(Haiti)

Peripheral Beauty


The train was zooming by,
When I saw her like a veil in the sky…

She was strolling in the street;
She was immaculately neat.
It was like a dream;
I wanted to scream:
Oh! God, Oh! Beauty,
I just peripherally
Saw the most beautiful woman
On earth! She was way gorgeous than an omen,
And prettier than an April bouquet of flowers;
She smiled and laughed like no other creatures.

What a Joy! What a Beauty!
What a treat,
To have mnemonically photographed such a woman,
Who smiled like a Baby,
And who educed a warm dropp of rain
From my right eye,
Which caused my heart to beat
So profusely and to switch side,
And my spleen to quiver,
And my soul to beg and twitter.

Oh! God, this one had no flaws,
No scars, no thorns, and no claws;
No tattoos, no chains, and no rings.
Her hair was her wings;
She swam through the clouds like a proud swan,
Like a mermaid in the deep blue ocean.

Submitted: Thursday, August 06, 2009
Edited: Wednesday, May 25, 2011

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  • Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK (5/19/2010 2:36:00 AM)

    ‘Peripheral became Central …poetically culminated into Eternal’...envy your 'Lady Luck' Sir lolol

    Excellent diction Sir

    Voted 10+
    Ms. Nivedita
    UK
    PS Cordially invite to my page and grace by yopur comments if you please…Sir
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  • Emu Getachew (9/30/2009 7:12:00 PM)

    Peripheral Beauty...If you can capture this much beauty with your peripheral vision i just simply wonder if beauty is really a language of vision.I loved your words arrangement with each line.10++++ (Report) Reply

  • Laila Layla (9/28/2009 6:06:00 AM)

    Detailed description of amazing creature in your point of view. the way you described, showed how you admire her. with your so nice chosen words, very interesting. Wish to share how to write a better poem as you do. Thanks (Report) Reply

  • Rebecca Harvey (9/24/2009 6:28:00 AM)

    this poem is amazing it is wrote so nicely it is simply amazing you described how two people meet and there souls instantly connect and they are soul mates for life love to see more poems from you thank you for the invatation (Report) Reply

  • Wassila Nader (9/23/2009 6:00:00 AM)

    your poem is very nice i liked it....
    thanks for your invitation and keep writing.. :) (Report) Reply

  • Himaya Marinas (9/22/2009 9:24:00 PM)

    im very much sure you were in the moderm trends.....oh well the poem not bad though.....anyways when a man attracted to a woman everything he will comes out to his mouth all sweetness and remarkable words..which is absulate shows to your poet...keep writing.... (Report) Reply

  • Anand Madhukar (9/21/2009 1:26:00 AM)

    Lovely descriptions. The reader cant help but fall in love with the lady of your imagination. (Report) Reply

  • Leeona (XOXOs) Sugakixs (9/19/2009 10:20:00 PM)

    i loved this peice and the part ' like a mermaid in the deep blue sea'
    there is an expression people use 'there's plenty of fish in the sea'
    But, I say why have fish when you can have a mermaid! LOL
    ((May be it was me you saw!)) LOL LOL
    Beautiful peice
    Lee (Report) Reply

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