Leslie Alexis

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Earthly Things Fail To Describe You - Poem by Leslie Alexis

I cannot think of anything worthy
Of describing you. I thought of the way the
River flows, then I remembered when its
Banks overflowed, causing great havoc in
Many lives, to me such said of you,
Would be blatant lies. Then I thought of the
Spring, the beauty it brings: in flowers -
So beautiful, and in birds that sing
Harmoniously with each other, evoking
Smiles. Then I remembered, it is only one
Season, one fourth of the year, and I was saddened.
For In my visions of you, you are always there.
Then I thought of the rainbow, with
Colors - so radiantly magnificent,
Then I remembered, it’s only a mere
Reflection of beauty - taking from another.
But your beauty comes from within, and your
Smile stands on its own. Then I attempted
To liken you to the sun, the way it
Brightens the day, then I reminisced
On how you also brighten my nights,
Even more so than the day… you are my light.

In my quest to find the words that adorn
You, I came up undone. Yes, you were born
Of man, and may die a death like man too.
But to this day, man is yet to find
Words that communicate the heart and mind
Allied, describing the essence of you;
Save but one: God. He made you – complete.


Comments about Earthly Things Fail To Describe You by Leslie Alexis

  • (11/4/2011 2:45:00 PM)


    wow. brilliant. amazing. great job a++ (Report) Reply

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  • (10/6/2011 11:58:00 AM)


    very well wriitten and brillant i love it keep on writting and never give up (Report) Reply

  • (10/5/2011 5:48:00 PM)


    Words are just words some would say but yours twist and turn in such a melody that sways.
    Hypothesised, you become adorned.
    You become of the object that words can not describe.

    It is a exquisite poem from a very talented poet, full all the good stuff if only I could write such a happy poems as you do.
    I'm better with death, sadness, and anger. But of my poems I find this type the hardest write.
    The difficulty is how do I write when I feel content? You I think have conquered that.
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  • (10/5/2011 1:42:00 PM)


    So in my quest to find words to adorn
    You, I came up undone. Yes, you were born
    Of man, and may die a death like him too

    those were my favorite lines. the whole thing was beautiful and so mature. You might as well be a pro the way i see it :) good job
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  • Vipins Puthooran (10/5/2011 1:31:00 PM)


    Amazing poem! I must recite this poem as a magical poem... You know the reason!
    Every line has its spirit and darting its arrow to one who read this poem in a way..... But I'll not say that here...I must say this's real poesy...I salute you..
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  • (10/5/2011 12:51:00 PM)


    For sure earhtly things what ever it can be beautifu, l but most of time we can't find the right words to express about we who love.Well done dear Lesie, i added you to my friends list, hope to hear from.
    Have a wonderful day.
    Hosny Soliman Egypt - Cairo
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  • (10/5/2011 12:28:00 PM)


    This poem is so....cute! :) really an excellent write, an amazing poem from an amazing poet. ;) (Report) Reply

  • Aqeb Benazir (7/17/2011 3:54:00 PM)


    Agree with Abdallah. the transition, evolution of your delivered thoughts are exceptional and you can imagine your passionate writing while reading down the lines. great work indeed. (Report) Reply

  • Abdallah Gamal (7/17/2011 2:51:00 PM)


    Nice description and likening to the one who u describe, , u are painting a pic. full of colors of imagination and lovely emotions, , love ur work u're talented the ink u've wrote this poem with, , never fades of his colorfulness, , sry I didn't find a rate more than 10 :) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 30, 2010

Poem Edited: Tuesday, November 12, 2013


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