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Behold, I Adore Beauty - Poem by Sylvia Chidi

Beauty is warm and cold
Beauty is black and bold
Beauty is different for us all I am told
Beauty I would love a chance to mould
Beauty gives the finest pleasure I am told

Beauty can be bought and sold
To the one and only highest bidder
While it graciously glitters like gold

I adore beauty
Oh! How I adore beauty with a passion
I adore beauty with every last breath

Beauty itself is not exempt
From the laws of birth and death
It experiences the joys of being young and old
Blossoming each day in early youth
Maturing adoringly each day with age

Behold, I adore beauty
Oh! How I adore beauty with a passion

Beauty is something I would like to hold
Where there is too much ugly
I can bring it out of a drawer and unfold
Spread it around the entire household
Without worrying about getting a scold

Behold, I adore beauty
Oh! How I adore beauty

When out on a nightie
Quite hungry and thirsty
And you drink the last drops of milk
From a beautiful chest that is busty
I would say, that itself is a faculty of beauty

Copyright 2006 - Sylvia Chidi


Comments about Behold, I Adore Beauty by Sylvia Chidi

  • Gold Star - 86,414 Points Terry Craddock (12/24/2015 4:52:00 PM)

    'I adore beauty
    Oh! How I adore beauty with a passion
    I adore beauty with every last breath

    Beauty itself is not exempt
    From the laws of birth and death'

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  • Rookie - 0 Points Bob Blackwell (6/22/2008 12:52:00 AM)

    Sylvia, a lovely poem. We want beauty in our life, we must first have it inside of us, otherwise we cannot see. You must have plenty. Bob (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Gina Onyemaechi (3/6/2006 7:56:00 AM)

    This poem is a beauty, Sylv. One point, beauty may age, but, by virtue of its very nature, it remains beauty! That's my view, anyway. Warm regards, Gina. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Beauty

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  2. 2. Beauty Xxv , Khalil Gibran
  3. 3. Rondel Of Merciless Beauty , Geoffrey Chaucer
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  12. 12. Youth And Beauty , William Carlos Williams
  13. 13. O Beauty, Passing Beauty! , Alfred Lord Tennyson
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  18. 18. He Tells Of The Perfect Beauty , William Butler Yeats
  19. 19. Ode To Beauty , Ralph Waldo Emerson
  20. 20. Beauty, Inside And Out , Camacy Melville
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  22. 22. He Remembers Forgotten Beauty , William Butler Yeats
  23. 23. Soul's Beauty , Dante Gabriel Rossetti
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