The Beauty of Tragedy

September 29, 2011
By , Jamison, PA
The flower who weathers the storm,
is just as beautiful as those who bloom in spring.

The child whose spirit was broken by a broken home,
is just as beautiful as the one whose heart is full of love.

The butterfly whose wings have been clipped,
is just as beautiful as the butterfly that recently gained theirs.

Pain is not beautiful,
not directly at least.
But tragedy is beautiful,
in its own way.
And tragedy, though beautiful, causes pain.
Ergo, pain, can be a beautiful thing.

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Brittany A. said...
Oct. 5, 2011 at 11:47 am
I posted the last stanza as my facebook status. I really like it, it speaks a lot to me. Keep writing, I'd love to see more from you!
Mike6546 said...
Oct. 4, 2011 at 9:44 pm
I agree with the message. Something that can endure tragedy is beautiful, maybe not in a physical way, but still in an admirable way
TrueDreamer said...
Oct. 4, 2011 at 2:16 pm
I understand what your saying and pain is not beautiful in the moment but later on in life you look at what you've had to go threw to get there and that is truely beautiful <3
Vespa said...
Oct. 3, 2011 at 6:33 pm
I'm not sure I agree with the message, but the poem itself was lovely.
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