Monday, November 22, 2010

on beauty

I see the way that she is shrugging out of her skin,
the bird wings she hides beneath her coat
becoming younger and younger
nearly ready- oh, so ready- to fly away

and some days I am envious
and sit too long in the bath
watching my toes shrivel
wanting to be beautiful
like her

5 comments:

Fijufic said...

Happy Thanksgiving.

Beautiful post.

Cheers,
Bobby

charrette said...

This is oh, so lovely.

Misha Leigh. said...

gorgeous. gorgeous.

Shannon said...

Hey friend, just wanted to say I got my What think Ye of christmas books. Love them! Wish I would have ordered more. What a great gift idea!

Fijufic said...

Lovely. You are surrounded in beauty.

The best part?

You know it....

Cheers,
Bobby