beauty behind a veil

veiled_mountain

poetry:

the words arranged the way they come,

disorganized but more authentic.

.

why does the veil

bestow more beauty

upon the words?

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16 thoughts on “beauty behind a veil

    • Prose is indeed a creation of the mind. Conceptual by its own nature.
      Poetry can be anything else: perceptual, emotional, intuitive …
      The mind sees poetry from somebody else always as from behind a veil.

  1. mystery allows the reader to take the words of a poem and apply it to their own situation. Vagueness is an attention getter for the reader. It causes us to stop and ponder instead of reading and forgetting.

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