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Tag: Beauty

BEAUTIFUL/BEAUTIFUL


No better poetry book cover will you see.  

I’VE SAID IT BEFORE

photo: Maybrick2001

photo: Maybrick2001

I’ve Said it Before

and I’ll say it again every passing moment
especially if it is in some way ‘beautiful’
is these days merely a performance
intended to be shared on the internet
‘do you ever experience the present’
asked the man smiling at the woman
photographing the pigeons bathing

LOOK HERE THIS

photo: Bearseye

photo: Bearseye

Look Here This

is a poem
about a cygnet
under a mackerel
sky when was
the last time
you saw something
beautiful without
photographing it
when was the
last time you
saw a cygnet
and didn’t think
this baby swan
is a poem

TWO LINES FOR A POEM ABOUT BEAUTY

A fragment jotted down as the trigger for a future poem is somehow complete in its incompleteness.

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‘Two Lines for a Poem About Beauty’

But are you blushing because you love me
Or because you brushed your cheeks with make-up?