Lady Starlet

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My life is full,
And my eyes empty.
The world wants to be me,
And I just want to flee.

Step in my shoes,
And then feel the bruise.
My life's not a dream,
As lovely it may seem.

Lusted by many,
And loved by a few.
I seek a life, 
And he a rendezvous.

Not a Barbie doll,
Or a gangster's moll.
A lady, simple at heart.
God's own work of art.

Stronger than my looks,
Is my beautiful spirit.
A dream of a girl,
A Lady Starlet.
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Lady Starlet

Lady Starlet Lady Starlet Reviewed by Vyankatesh on Saturday, June 20, 2015 Rating: 5

7 comments:

  1. I well imagine that women who are pursued for their beauty want to be valued for their inner qualities. Well said.

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  2. It is sad that women are pursued for their outer beauty more while their inner beauty outshines the outer....and when the outer beauty fades some, the inner never does....lovely poem.

    Donna@LivingFromHappiness

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  3. Beauty in women (and maybe in men too) makes it so hard to see the inner qualities...

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  4. This poem shows the great inner beauty of the voice. Well said.

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  5. Truly the thoughts of many a beautiful woman! We so often do not see past the exterior of the souls we meet along the way.

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  6. I am sad for beautiful women who are thrust into a shallow existence as if a requirement of same.
    The gift is not the wrapping paper, but the present within.
    Anna :o]

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