not / less / beautiful

sometimes, attenuated, we
sit pensive and alert

we hear the sirens daily, and
it’s cause for some alarm

if we could make the world just
not less beautiful

it might then be enough to do
no harm

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3 Thoughts to “not / less / beautiful

  1. I love this beautiful poem – you captured me with that first line, and made me sigh with a sense of mingled sadness and satisfaction at the end.

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