Tuesday, January 08, 2013

CDXXXVIII - A Sweet Divinity


Magpie Tales, has the above picture by Daniel Murtagh as a prompt.
As is my want, I have framed it.

I am still playing with Herrick's Stanzas.

A Sweet Divinity

There is a sweet divinity seen in the naked form;
An image that nature endows that’s comforting and warm.

And yet —

What far too many forget
Is how stressing the outer sheath
Of open femininity
Ignores the heart beneath.

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© J Cosmo Newbery 2013
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22 comments:

  1. I totally agree with you! And as a mum to a young daughter it's an uphill struggle trying to undo the messages of the media about the female body.

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  2. Couldn't agree with the poem more.

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  3. Absolutely ... the world looks at the outer beauty, ignoring the heart and soul !!!

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  4. Beautifully perceptive...

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  5. Totally different angle than the others I've been reading. I really like this.

    Tina @ Life is Good
    http://kmdlifeisgood.blogspot.com/

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  6. So beautifully written dear J Cosmo, so often the heart that lies beneath is forgotten.
    xoxoxo ♡

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  7. Easy to judge someone or be attracted by just the surface but it is what's underneath that is of lasting importance.

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  8. And never judge a book by its cover eh!

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  9. Oh yes! One must be loyal to one's own heart!

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  10. Gorgeous bit of writing...

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  11. blushing beautiful and so perfectly true.

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