Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 13,407,405
VxPoem ID: 32772
Posted: April 26th. 2008 5:15:33 PM
The only beauty secret you'll ever need
by Symphony Raine
Age Group: Adult
Amazing to think : two months ago I hit that first adult milestone
The quarter of a century; the big two;five
My how the days, months, and years have flown
Nearly seems impossible that's how long I've been alive.
And yet it has taken this long to feel comfortable in my own skin
and the image in the mirror to look like me again
while reminising and reliving old memories
It feels as if they were the images of someone else's fancies
But now I have awoken in my own real life
grown into a mother, sister, friend and loving wife
These roles are the one's made for me
as I never felt like a child meant to cling to her dolly
The mind that never fit the child's face in the mirror
now finds it's own adult face reflected here
Through the magic of modern hair dye
my hair now matches the color I've seen in my mind's eye
Born into a foreign body that never felt like home
through the years I've molded, shaped it: made it my own
and here I reside for all to see
Finally at peace with the being that is me
And though I am not the modern age's ideal of beauty
my body, stretched from motherhood has served its natural duty
and that, dear friends, is where I find
the true ideal of beauty is outlined
So worry not when child bearing and life adds a few pounds
and as you grow older your body tends to round
For this is the gift of womanhood
Regardless of what other's say look good
Why waste our time when skinny is just a trend
Judging ourselves by other's guidelines is something we must transcend
The truly important question to ask
Is why we feel it necessary to wear society's mask?
In twenty-five years I have learned alot
one of the most important is that true beauty can't be bought
It comes through our ages
as we traverse through life's many stages
Listen well, ladies as I give you the only beauty secret you'll ever need:
Thin, plump, short, tall and round
We are all beautiful indeed
For our bodies are not us; they are simply vessels, destined to return to the soul of the ground
Our true beauty lies deep within
The real secret to being beautiful and sexy: is being comfortable in your own skin.
© 2007 Rhiannon Dragonraine
Author's Location: Waynesville, Missouri
More Poems: Symphony Raine has posted 8 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Symphony Raine - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2016 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wrenâ€™s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witchesâ€™ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.