A Beautiful Heart.....


was no

oil painting

or so they said

but they could not see her dear golden heart.

Beauty is not skin deep neither on show

for beauty is

often hid




Heart knows

heart to heart,


recognizing loveliness within her.

Who could see this heart of beauty or know

it does exist?

Divine eyes

that know


A dVerse poets prompt to write a 10 line stanza poem (more stanzas permitted of this length) 10 syllables per line rhyme scheme as per the Decuain or free verse if you’d prefer

AND/OR: a 5 line stanza poem (more stanzas if you wish) 1;2;3;4;10 syllables for each successive line of the 1st; 3rd; 5th stanza etc; inverted for even numbered stanzas.

I chose the latter. Here is the Link: Ten

1 Samuel 16:7 Bible 'But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees. For man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”

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