Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

There Is No Beauty For Me


THERE IS NO BEAUTY FOR ME / LIKE THE FACE OF A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

There is no beauty for me,
Like the face of a beautiful woman-
How from childhood
The pleasure of seeing
Has been my sin-

And still in old age
When desire cannot even feel itself
That pleasure that longing that beauty-

There is no beauty
Like the face of a beautiful woman.

Submitted: Monday, January 09, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (There Is No Beauty For Me by Shalom Freedman )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rajendran Muthiah (1/9/2012 11:42:00 PM)

    God has moulded your heart to be longing to look at the beautiful face to enjoy pleasure. Old or young, mind kick starts just to have a look at. A brief, inner feeling is beautifully expressed. Cheers! (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. My Loss, Tiku akp
  2. TRUE LOVE IN THE POETESS' EYES الحب الحق.., MOHAMMAD SKATI
  3. Private Obsession, Electric Lady
  4. Dispossessed Nests By Jayanta Mahapatra, Bijay Kant Dubey
  5. My Princess, Gabriel Jirgba
  6. THE PRETTY RAMADAN IS GOING TO EXPIRE AF.., MOHAMMAD SKATI
  7. Lullaby For The Doomed, Willian Menuci
  8. into her goblet, gordon nosworthy
  9. Night's Tale, Willian Menuci
  10. Soldiers, Tony Adah

Poem of the Day

poet Edgar Allan Poe

Kind solace in a dying hour!
Such, father, is not (now) my theme-
I will not madly deem that power
Of Earth may shrive me of the sin
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Jacques Prevert

 

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]