On Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin’s Being Banned in China The Society December 16, 2016 Beauty, News of Note, Poetry 1 Comment Beauty in a Butcher’s Shop By Damian Robin There can be beauty in a butcher’s shop Even when that butcher’s shop’s unclean; And we can make that dirty butchery stop By listening to the words of a beauty queen. She has the knowledge, facts, and verbal skills And depth of purity to make things clear; And when she says how communism kills At first her sense is easy on the ear. But as her words flow through, there’s consternation. Her hair’s soft silk – but is her smooth talk true? For why don’t governments pay attention? Are they confused by what good looks can do? In fact, hard truth is hard to hear and take, But beauty must have Truth, or else mistake. For Reference: Anastasia Lin’s website Boston Globe article December 13, 2016 Epoch Times article December 15, 2016 Damian Robin lives in England where he works for an international newspaper and lives with his wife and three children. Related Post ‘Peace’ by Ruth Asch Are the dead at peace in the ground? wrapped in loam, slow dissolving to earth. Is the mother at peace in travail, wracked apart that a c... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail One Response Eddie Aitken December 21, 2016 Beauty with a righteous voice Lays it out to make your choice Indifference or uncompassionate ear Or in some cases implicated fear The story’s out for all to ponder For now efforts seem to fail But for those who care their hearts may sail Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.