you can frame it in stone,
cut and grey and weathered,

wrap it in loose wool sweaters,
old tattered scarves,

but as long as the eyes
are left uncovered

beauty cannot be hidden.

For The Mag



Filed under Poetry, Poetry - Prompts

13 responses to “Hidden

  1. How true … we see that beauty around the world. No matter the garb.

  2. DCW

    This is a perceptive take on the image.

  3. Oh, that’s fair beautiful. Really, that gave me *chills* I loved it!

  4. Eyes to the soul of beauty …love it!

  5. jcosmonewbery

    This is just so true. Thank you.

  6. An excellent perceptive comment on the prompt – really enjoyed it.

  7. Karen S.

    …and it shows inside and out- great write!

  8. Amen, to that Mark. Excellent!

  9. Shawna

    I love this. 🙂 There are definitely worlds of beauty inside the eyes.

  10. ~T~

    Perfect poem for the picture!

Some of what I write is true, some is fiction; most is merely possibility.

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