Perfect Imperfections

On a moonlit night he strolled for some fresh air,
When his eyes fell on her and he couldnt help but stare,
Dressed in white she reflected the silvery blaze,
He was lost in her beauty, she could tell by his constant gaze.
What does your favourite color taste like?
He asked in hesitation, a conversation to strike.
But silent she stood and made no way,
Asuming she was lost in him and had nothing to say.
He moved a bit closer, she drew back with a sigh,
As something bright darted straight across the sky.
A speed of light. A shooting star.
Burned bright revealing her ugly scar.
She looked at him and said, it tastes just like bitter gall.
If colour had a taste of any kind at all.
Feeling rebuked by her wit and smitten by her beauty,
He replied with a smile, even the moon has scars but it flaunts its beauty.

Copyright Tracy Reid

Your imperfections are perfect for someone…waiting to show you the beauty behind all your scars

-Tracy Reid

11 Comments Add yours

  1. pendantry says:

    Is ‘imperections’ a deliberate erotic choice — or perhaps a Freudian slip?

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    1. Second one i suppose..thank you for pointing it out. I rectified it

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  2. Lovely. Beautifully written. How does a color taste?

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    1. Thank you so much. This question is very extraordinary as who would ever think of the taste? People normally associate colour to the different hues they see or the way it looks. But here he askes her about the taste. In reference to her life.

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      1. Mandibelle16 says:

        It’s lovely 🙂

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  3. Nathi says:

    Hi Tracy

    Hope you’re keeping well. I’m not sure whether you remember me, I used to blog at WaywardScribbles. But recently I’ve launched my new website and I’d love to hear your thoughts on it.

    https://waywardscribbles.com/blog/

    Hoping to see you around.
    Take Care!

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      1. Nathi says:

        Thank you! Take care & stay safe Tracy!

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