Real Beauty





Real beauty

Is a love that shines

Through eyes, through smiles

Through countenance

Welcoming in the world,


Real beauty

Is a love that has overcome

Pain, destruction, turmoil

Yet thrives to be radiant

Amidst shadows of darkness,


Real beauty

Is found between pages of my life

When there’s nothing

Else to give

And nothing else to get,


Here we are

Giving and getting, giving and getting

Like the moonlight gives to the sea

And the sea gives to the moonlight.