ifedayo oshin

Rookie (Ondo, Nigeria)

Proudly Naked

Poem by ifedayo oshin

In the dark
Beyond the reach of light
When the day is clothed in black cover
And color, height and size exit the stage
When all, without exception is levered
By the highest commonest decimal of nudity
Devoid of illusion of furs and feathers
Tempting the eyes of shamefulness and shamelessness
In dead dark night nakedness
We return to beings called human
United with the effervescent rhythms of nature
A turn, and back behind the beginning, we are
Turning the time to timeless Eden
Stripped of all trappings and wrappings
Of façade and fallacy of fashion;
Vile fame and vain fortune
Base beauty of clothed eyes
We become knotted with the elements
Stark naked as we once were
When nude culture was the couture
In the stark dark night
We stand naked and true
Naked; pristine, pure and proud

Comments about Proudly Naked by ifedayo oshin

  • Tai Chi Italy (12/3/2009 7:32:00 PM)

    Is there any other way to stand naked?

    Great poem. It is true, being naked takes us back to our beginnings...pure.

    Smiling at you

    Tai, a lover of nakedness(Report)Reply

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  • Steve Hagget (9/15/2006 9:53:00 AM)

    I love this poem - a really good reflection on beauty,

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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 15, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 15, 2010