Beautiful

beautiful

 

Raven hair tucked back

No flyaway strands

Lips painted nude

Kohl-lined eyes

cheeks sun-kissed

bloom

 

And her dress

the fall 

accentuated the highs

suppressed the lows

exuded confidence

discreet

 

Rain-drops on her lobes

sparkled, as she traipsed

the crescent moon winked

on her décolletage, as she sighed

Quiet contentment

sensuous

 

How could she be real?

They busied themselves to find the flaws

And when they failed

Disheartened –

they christened her 

‘Witch’

beautiful1

Copyright©2019.lifeateacher.wordpress.com. All Rights Reserved.

 

 

 

11 comments

  1. From the last stanza of the poem (and as per the thoughts of those who are the faceless “they”), it seems to me that witches are actually the ones without fault.
    Witch or no witch, who cares? A woman’s confidence is her armour. Opinions of misogynists don’t matter, nor should they.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Its good to know how you feel about confident women. Sadly, many men and women do not feel the same – their insecurity makes them label confident women wrongly. You’re right – ‘opinions of misogynists don’t matter!’

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Well, for me, an inspirational woman is one who decides to dump the opinions of such misogynists in the trash can and chooses to achieve success and fly above such mortals. Confidence is a key ingredient, no doubt.
        Glad to know that you agree on the fact that opinions of misogynists don’t matter. The women need to realize this. Hopefully they will in near future.

        Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.