Imperfection

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Flawed
perhaps
I’m foible
as you term me
go ahead judge me
but peer into my heart
scrutinize with leisured gaze
and then attempt to paraphrase
Like the moon I am adorned with scars
Because imperfection is beautiful.

 

Photo credits:Β www.dhgate.com

Form: Etheree

For my prompt “Imperfection” tomorrow atΒ 8:00 am EDT.

Posted for poems written on Prompt NightsΒ 

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64 thoughts on “Imperfection

  1. Bjorn Rudberg says:

    I love this.. you have really captured this in those scars of the moon… true beauty is never perfection.

    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Bjorn,

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    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Victoria,

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  2. lillian says:

    Wonderful image – wonderful message! Imperfection is beautiful — and unique — and that is who we are!
    A pox on photoshop and the impossible images it creates for people to aspire to.
    Love this take on the form.

    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Lillian,

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  3. Mary says:

    I agree, Sanaa! Imperfection IS beautiful. It is what makes each of us unique. Very nice etheree! You have mastered the form.

    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Mary,

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    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Truedessa,

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      Hello De Jackson,

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  4. Glenn Buttkus says:

    You really knocked this one out of the park; there are Madison Ave models, & there are the rest of us. Hurrah for our scars, as each of us wears them, earned them, proudly.

    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Glenn,

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    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Loredana,

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  5. E. B. Adalgari says:

    I’m just adding to the chorus here, but, hey, it bears repeating: “Like the moon I am adorned with stars” is a fantastic line. An inspirational read. Thanks for sharing this poem πŸ™‚

    • Sanaa says:

      Hello E.B

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    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Gina,

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  6. Walter J. Wojtanik says:

    In complete agreement, Sanaa! There is more beauty in imperfect things/people. It is our flaws that make us stand out… makes us unique. Clones of perfection eventually go unnoticed. We’ve seen it before. I’m a quirky guy and I like it that way! Great etheree!

    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Walter,

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    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Michael,

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  7. Mish says:

    “Like the moon I am adorned with scars”…..my favourite line.

    A lovely shape to your etheree…I like how it dares to curl out on the second last line.
    Aha! Beauty does lie in imperfection! πŸ™‚

    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Michelle,

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    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Old Egg,

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  8. Imelda says:

    I like the message of your poem. Our imperfections are part of who we are . It is just sad to expect perfection from anyone when no one is perfect.

    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Imelda,

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    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Rosemary,

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      Hello Freya,

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      Hello Magaly,

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      Hello Faith,

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      Hello Katie,

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      Hello Anna,

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  9. Barry D says:

    This really speaks to me.

    “Like the moon I am adorned with scars
    Because imperfection is beautiful.”

    I love the tone of this, both soft and firm in resolution. Really well done.

    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Barry,

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    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Sumana,

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    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Jae Rose,

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  10. debi says:

    Your Etheree perfectly states the truth of your last line”imperfection is beautiful.” (and I too love β€œLike the moon I am adorned with scars”…..

    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Rommy,

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    • Sanaa says:

      Hello Gillena,

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