I do not see

Photo by Dupz Escatron Ravelo

by Marites Avisado-Responte

I do not see
the ugliness
of my wrinkled skin
and sparse, graying hairs
for they speak the languages
of my strength and weakness
That who I am today
is what I had been through
years ago.

“My all around favorite pose ever with the Cherry Blossoms.” ~ ItesAR

For the heart roars with poetry when it hits a turning point … mtgeraldino