Thursday, February 18, 2010

Beautiful Uglies


sometimes I hear the uglies whisper
in the pent up rage of others
and I realize how loveliness
looks from another point of view

dear beautiful uglies
I honor you today
making a welcome space
for you to share with me
how you came to be this way

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Beautiful Ugly stephanie pope

Matter & Beauty Poetry Series

photo: welwitschia mirabilis, often called the ugliest plant in the world