Kevin Maroney

'Beauty' - Poem by Kevin Maroney

What is beauty, but a
For itself, or a more sinister,
good, evil, objective subjection?
Which, as an ionian column, never
scored, or a board of marble
off which ricochet emotion,
history and agendas?
Beauty for beauty's sake,
not in unspoiled Mapery, not used.
It's Majesty, taken for granted,
more oft than not, taken and
Ranted by men, women of old,
men, to dare such triviality to be taken
in the archives of history,
Created myths.
Made of broken, sullied plaster
from glorious, sparkling alabaster.

Austere truth is
given dearth to
a caustere earth,
, the raw ingredient of
Myth and rumor........

Comments about 'Beauty' by Kevin Maroney

  • Aqeb Benazir (8/2/2011 6:59:00 AM)

    this is very motivating and different than others. good stuff!
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  • (3/28/2011 8:46:00 PM)

    I appreciate the feedback. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • (3/28/2011 3:23:00 PM)

    My first comment on here for quite a long while.
    I found you on Facebook on the PH page and
    after reading read one of your poems I wanted to read more.

    This piece is intricately woven together &
    skillfully composed and it does require a
    thorough read as the comment below says.

    All in all Excellent!
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  • (9/19/2010 10:31:00 PM)

    hmm interesting poetry
    it needs a thorough reading
    words are skilfully used
    I'll come back to it later
    thanks for sharing
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 11, 2010

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 3, 2011

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