Gray And Gold

November 10, 2010
By KuteKat PLATINUM, Dhaka, Other
KuteKat PLATINUM, Dhaka, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Oh God, pray Thee, so that I can be beautiful within" - Socrates


She wonders at the soul she sees,
In the heart of the silver mirror.
She sighs, unable to believe:
In her eyes, a single tear.


The rosy cheeks, and gilded skin-
Lost with the sands of time;
The gold has faded to gray, it seems:
60 years declared in lines.


She feels the pain - what had been is gone,
The colors are washing away;
She turns and sees she's not alone-
He stands, admiring, by the doorway.


He smiles, and kisses her wrinkled cheeks,
Her hand in his gentle hold;
She softly smiles, and beholds the glass-
As gray returns to gold...

The author's comments:
True love can conquer almost anything...even in the last days of youth, and the final days of age, true lovers can still behold the same beauty in each others' ashen, wrinkled faces, that they had fallen for in their crisp days of youthfulness. True Love can revive anything - life in the dead, even gold in the gray...

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