RIC S. BASTASA


how to be still beautiful despite


i understand perfectly well
if you do not not believe, but

this morning the birds fly in
the air, and the butterfly flutters
and the bees still droning
on coconut trees,

and there are no manuals there
no books, no tips on how to do
it right, how to be still beautiful
despite

Submitted: Friday, April 11, 2014
Edited: Friday, April 11, 2014

Topic of this poem: love


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