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(158) In The Eyes Of The Beholder

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He smiled at me as I walked through the door
of a rather huge department store.
Then I heard him say, good morning pretty lady.
Well he just made my day.

He was just a baby, maybe twenty four or twenty five
I was his senior, hmmm I almost took a dive
Seems compliments come even if you’re older.
After all, beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.

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Nimal Dunuhinga 01 October 2007

I see the beauty of a soul through the eyes of the beholder.

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Sandra Fowler 30 September 2007

The beauty of the soul is forever. In the eyes of this beholder, this is a very fine poem. Love, Sandra

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Andrew mark Wilkinson 29 September 2007

True beauty never fades with age, like the perfect wine it ripens and matures with grace, ummm how sweet the taste...

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Scarlett Treat 29 September 2007

Well, Darling Girl, it is just as I told a friend the other day...'I may be older...but I am not DEAD! ' This advice should be heard by all who are younger than we...that they, too, will someday be our age...and they should remember this! ! Loved it!

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David Harris 29 September 2007

Mel they look at you and see the inner beauty we should all look for in everyone. The other day I spoke to a person who was in a wheelchair. Everyone had told me that he was miserable and expected everyone to do things for him. I found him quite the contrary. He was polite, and thankful I had taken the time to speak to him. He had an inner beauty no one had ever bothered to see. Top marks and thanks for sharing it my friend. David

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