Retrograde inversion

Everyone's surprised
you don't seem ugly
as assumed
before they encountered you.

Maybe they should have
paid more
attention. Then
perhaps they'd have seen

that the beauty
was there all along,
just waiting
for willing ears.

1 comment:

An Unreliable Witness said...

That's fantastic, that is. Fantastic. And describes a lot of the music I seem to listen to ...