The Ugliest Of Them All

The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.

Thomas Jefferson

I am
the ugliest
of them all
my hair is nappy
my attitude crappy
and my mood unhappy
For I am the ugliest
of them all.
Yet I judge them all
based on what my eyes see
if their skin is too shabby
or if too much weight they carry
then indeed I do become wary
of having a relationship with them
even though I am
the ugliest of them all.

© Lazarus Shatipamba 2020

The Poets Peace

Beauty is in the eyes of the Beholder

If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission.

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder
Well, i guess that age old adage must be true
Cause every time i look at you I’m filled with wonder

This explains why I’m always perplexed and left to ponder
When no one stares at you the way i do
That beauty really is in the eye of the beholder.

So when nobody else looks at you i always wonder
If there is something wrong with me
Cause every time i look at you I’m filled with wonder

But nobody else’s mind seems to wander to places far
When they look at you, which gives me a clue
That beauty really is in the eye of the beholder.

Else why does my beating heart sound louder than the thunder
When i set my sights on you? I guess it’s be-
Cause every time i look at you I’m filled with wonder.

I’m an avid chess player, so unless i made a blunder
I don’t think there’s anything wrong with me, so i guess it must
Be true that beauty is in the eye of the beholder
Cause every time i look at you I’m filled with wonder

© Lazarus Shatipamba 2020

The Poets Peace