Saturday, December 27, 2008

Stronger And Rarer



To those who 'pine gentle is weak -
may I remind
roughness may be weakness,
often a cloak,
sometimes armor for body and soul.

Does toughness dwell
at the surface?
Is it always a shell?
Or is it hard to tell for certain
just as it is unwise
to generalize such matters?

The gentle instead
don no metal,
in fact are barer.
Courageous I'd say,
stronger and rarer.


Stronger And Rarer
~ NoxAlio ~

4 comments:

forgetmenow said...

so delicately provocative ...

that photo is so very ... right ...

Noxalio said...

thx =)

b.c. said...

i like it very much, both the poem and the photo :)

Noxalio said...

thanks for stopping over b.c. and glad you like ...