Everywhere I sought it
I sought in every land
To know if Nature’d wrought it
Anywhere beneath her hand
But though I searched with all my might
And though I looked forever
I’ve never seen before my sight
An ugly flower ever.

Sometimes it might seem to be
She‘s hidden and can‘t be seen
Through land or on the sea
As though she never hath been
Yet when ever a Flower blossoms
When a Flower blooms
Pure beauty is all I see in dozens
In all my heart’s rooms.

Did Heaven ever come to earth?
Did Beauty ever give birth?
Womanhood indeed is Heaven’s flower
Heaven’s beauty, Heaven’s grace and Heaven’s power.

– Che Chidi Chukwumerije.

6 thoughts on “GRACE AND POWER

  1. I too loved this, Aka. I read it carefully line by line and reveled in the beauty of your words. I don’t think I’ve ever seen an ugly flower before, either.


    1. 🙂 🙂 I told someone that this is one of my favourites among all the poems I’ve ever written (and I’ve written quite a few) – and I really mean it.
      I’m glad you like it.


  2. You see beauty, because your heart is beautiful, beauty they say comes from within, this is a lovely prose poetry


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