Issue 6: Through the Looking Glass

/beauty/

a word with a definition as vast as

a field of flowers

without a

            c l e a r

beginning

            or

end

            or

beginning

 

/beauty/

a word with a definition as vast as

the ocean’s horizon

where you

can only

imagine

what’s underneath and

                        how far it   g  o  e  s

 

/beauty/

a feeling

alive

radiant

joyful

proud

brave

content

 

/beauty/

you never know where you’ll find

                                                            it

 

/beauty/

a child wonders

as they

see

feel

touch

hear

experience

something new

 

it’s magical

 

/beauty/

a dandelion dancing in the wind

the way someone you love laughs

seeing stars twinkle in the night sky

a song that makes you want to dance

 

/beauty/

everywhere

you

look

 

open your eyes

 

/beauty/

it’s always present

acknowledge it

 

/beauty/

i’ve always wanted to go to japan

to see

                                                            cherry blossoms in springtime

                                                              sacred temples and zen shrines

                                                                                         focused on love

                                                                                                              hope

                                                                                                                            introspection

                                                                                                          creating a world of peace

to hear

                                                                        music that makes you want to dream

                                                                                             that moves you to a place of wonder

 

/beauty/

an indescribable feeling

that only you

can make sense of

 

 

make some magic

you are capable of it

 

start dreaming again

and

open your eyes.