BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Listen Proud Hero to one who knows.
Let the mood hide in a cave of itself.
When time is nigh -- truth
crawls out, wasted away,
it stands on the edge staring at the
again of a pink cottage in a grove,
of an old lady in her garden wearing a
huge orange sunbonnet.
She is tending her pink roses. Tending
her cups and saucers.
In the delicaate body you
contemplate there lives a spirit
spirit strong with light.
can not touch her, Proud Hero,
She is so much more in beauty -- thank
© Carlton Godbold 1987