wow poetics: i say of beauty

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For this week’s Women on Wednesday, poetry takes the stage, as is appropriate given that clothesfreelife.com is currently hosting the 4th annual Clothes Free Poetry Contest “The Body as Poetry” as well.

I offer a series of poems throughout the day today.

To wrap up today’s poetry flow for Women on Wednesdays, I share this poem from the archives.


 I Say of Beauty

They said of beauty, “This”
An image faking bliss
Lines that don’t exist
They said of beauty, “This.”

They said of beauty, “She.”
No beauty found in “He”
Who cares what think “We”
They said of beauty, “She.”

They said of beauty, “That.”
A dress, a classy hat
Buy it off the rack
They said of beauty, “That.”

But then I stopped and thought
What damage has this wrought
What souls have these lies caught
Yes, I sat and thought

And then I said, “No more.”
Exiting…

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