Beauty Contested

poem by: Cecilia Crasto
Written on Mar 17, 2017

Now why can't I enter a beauty quest
Win or lose it's my right to contest
Age, race or gender should not hold us back
We've fought for our rights so let's get on track.

Woke up this morning and my hair has all gone
A touch of Alopecia and I'm like a sheep shorn
To make matters worse one eyebrow is missing
I look a freak and my cat is hissing.

The day arrives and I'm ready to go
Wig and makeup in place I head for the show
My dress is from Vinnies all silk and lace
And with my stilettos the stage I will grace.

They mock and laugh as I trip on my dress
Their joy is derived from my distress
I will be brave and I will stay strong
On this stage is where I belong.

We're all lined up to do the high kick
I raise my leg and feel my knee click
I'm forced to dance one leg in the air
Oh! how could life be so unfair.

My name is called I'm about to be crowned
My courage and persistence has made me renowned
That dress from Vinnies was a very good deal
I'll remember them kindly for their Winter Appeal!


Tags: humor, rhyme, hope, wishful,

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Maria Williams commented:
Haha, this is just hilarious , I laughed my head off imagining the leg stuck in the air for the whole duration of the show. Very funny Cecilia
Cecilia Crasto commented:
Imagine my discomfort not to mention the embarrassment,but winning the contest compensated, thanks Maria and I'm glad that I made you laugh, that's what I like to do, there are too many people suffering depression these days
Frank byrne/Hornby.. commented:
A very funny poem Cecilia....hahaha....where did your eyebrow go?........
Cecilia Crasto commented:
I'm still searching Frank, maybe the cat got it, thanks for the comment.
Ashok Pokharel commented:
Superb! Humourous!! Sarcastic!!! Beautiful! Lovely!!
Cecilia Crasto commented:
Thank you Ashok for your kind words, glad you liked it.
Ja Ja commented:
That was a joy to read. Excellent fun.
Cecilia Crasto commented:
thank you Ja Ja glad you enjoyed it.
Christopher Russon commented:
I really like your poem Cecilia.So humerous.
Cecilia Crasto commented:
Thank you Christopher, it's good to laugh.
Edward shields commented:
Great laugh
Cecilia Crasto commented:
Thank you Edward, laugh we shall.
Roxanne Dubarry commented:
Hey, we can't all be beauty queens, and I ought to know. You wrote a very humorous poem! I wonder what the Rockets would you think about trying out for them? Could it appear on Utube?
Cecilia Crasto commented:
Thank you Roxanne for those kind words, the dancing days are long over!!


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