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


Fijufic said...

Happy Thanksgiving.

Beautiful post.


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....