The beauty of scars

Come here, wayward little loose threads
There’s no clip for you now we understand the deliberations
No waiting in the dark to snip in the name of daylight clarity
Unruly strings can grow into miles of surprises

A tapered coiffure by life is not the mane of desire to flow by
Each inch of your step is the full yard or not at all
Trimming back is the slogan for that obese thinker in gluttonous arduous thought
We have measure to be the full simpatico score of who we are
Grubby is a dignity of knowing failure, forgiveness, reward

There is a legend waiting if we dare to hold hands across our differences
Colors the only language to illuminate everything, everyone, everywhere
Be a willing lace without resentment, without curse of calling one less or more
Unmade growing clover beds are not sinful manifestations of four leaf weeds
Casting out in the name of perfection, the real sin leeching wonders from our world

Dig your fingers into the messy bowl of life and care not that fingernails smell of dirt
The weary does visit from time to time smirching, smearing, staining the soul wise heart
Know the Illusory puppeteer never had the skill to make even paper cutouts dance
We are more real with our pain, living manuscripts with a steady hand to steer

See lips that will find the way to kiss the stars in trace of the fuller cup
Touch unspoiled beauty willing to tumble in warmest cool blue pools
Speak with she, the genius doyenne of all seasons to ask for a fifth named Lovely
Run with anyone who’d spend a day with the wind making crescents in our hair
Live inside and outside the boundaries of unreasonable distance from each other

© K S Hardy 2010

The beauty of scars

Arcadia Tempest

Joined November 2008

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I have come to think that perfection is the biggest downfall of modern man.
It has come between the beauty of scars.

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