Treasure Island

Marvin Brato Sr

(March 2,1960 / Davao City, Philippines)

Simplicity is Beauty


What is beauty?
If it is not real
When it cannot last
A day in memory
Cannot lit an ember
Or quench a thirst.

What is beauty
If it is real
When it can last
A lasting memory
Inflame an ember
And quench a thirst.

True beauty
Is in the eyes
Of the beholder
It strikes from within
No matter what
A simplicity is beauty!

Submitted: Sunday, July 29, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, August 31, 2011

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  • Alison Cassidy (8/10/2007 12:37:00 AM)

    A lovely piece about a timeless subject. I am reminded of Romeo's words: 'What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.' love, Allie xxxx (Report) Reply

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