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The Ruse of Perfection
by Nicole L. Davis Vergara
Friday, April 13, 2007
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Nothing is perfect for all things do change.

              Penning and repenning,
looking to perfect the image conveyed
              Frustration turned to futility
the imagery gets furthered strained


              Perfection becomes obsolete
can such a word to penning exist
              Thought echoes reflection
the ideal images do persist


               Excitement turned fatigue
the mental stream running dry
               What is writ turns enlightment
the ideals of perfection gone awry


              Even Gods behold not perfection
the common man, ever molding mistake
                Adam, Eve became placebos
the juxtaposition; truth, perfection the snake


(c)2007


~NLDV~



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Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle
Excellent poem,great work,take care

EDWIN
Reviewed by Michael LaSalle
and such would be the "ruse of perfection"... A work of art, i feel grateful to read such exquisiteness, nicole, you are a Gifted writer! mike
Reviewed by Chanti Niven
haha Excellent write! I can relate all too well as I'm sure many poets can. I too live under the curse of perfectionism but I'm learning to be easier on myself. Enjoying your work... Chanti
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart
Sometimes just the stream of our heart, untampered with, is closest to perfection! Wonderful poem Nikki, sage thoughts.
Reviewed by Robert Jude(Ace) Forese
perfection is indeed a ruse ... as so as we attain its desired state, it becomes stagnant ... on the other hand imperfection can be beneficial since its still in motion, striving to become complete ...
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green
"...perfection the snake." L o v e it. Also love the jab at perfectionism. Often guilty of the arrogant thought that I can "perfect" a piece, I end up ruining it by over-editing.
Thanks for reinforcing my determination to cut that s___tuff out.;0
'Pea' <3
Reviewed by Taylor Ryan
Fantastic work and a hello from a new fan! My gosh, I feel as though I've just read my own biography.
xo Taylor
Reviewed by George Carroll
What is on this earth can only strive for perfection, and be disappointed when it is not achieved.
Reviewed by Kate Burnside
This is taut and finely-tuned writing, Nikki. Not one word wasted and the build of your arguments is strong. Very interesting concepts expressed here and great final POV. TY Kate xx
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Thought-eliciting verses, Nicole. I find this most interesting. Thank you. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by William Bonilla
Just allow perfection to flow out gently
from your creative mind by itself
without forcing it
As you did with this Excellent piece just now

Love & Peace
William
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)
A brilliantly penned poem. Perfect.
Reviewed by Morning Star
Well I think you just penned a
Truly perfect and beautiful piece of
Art,The imagery is great and the flow
is excellent and you have conveyed
This message to Perfection!!!
Love And Peace To You Always
Your Friend...Morning Star
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK
I've Always Strived For Perfection Sumhow It Always Involves Money$ That Are Never Will Be There,i.e. So, I Make Best Of What Is Left And That's Just Perfect Simply There's Nothing Else Left...

Really All Everything Is TRuly a Sacrifice...

Neat To See You're Back Nicloe I Thank You Your Kind Always Comments...

TRASK
Reviewed by Karen Cino
What a beautiful piece you have penned here, Nicole. Perfection is in the eyes of the beholder. Never expect perfection, because you will always be let down. Strive for the best and perfection will shine through.

~hugs~
Karen
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
Hmmm I look in the shaving mirror and think.....PERFECTION.. then I point it at my face, lol
Reviewed by Debby & Gordon Rosenberg
the key perhaps lies in the perception? for what can truely measure perfection?
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight*®
Dear Nicole,

Expectations of perfection usually end in disappointment. Let us all just say "we strive in every moment to do the best we can" and make that our goal. If we act with sincerity, we always reach our goal. A warm welcome back!

Love and Light always and in all ways,
Joseph*

Reviewed by Alexandra* OneLight*® Authors & Creations
"Perfection becomes obsolete"... long before it is ever found. And why? Because, as you so wisely say, dearest Nikki... "even gods behold not perfection", and, as we say here in Portugal, "the optimum is an enemy of the good". I absolutely love this, and what a glorious return, my friend!
Love & lots of {{{{{{{{{hugs}}}}}}}}}
Alexandra*
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Very well written as only you can!!

Welcome back!!

Love tinka
Reviewed by Robert Blackwell
Nicely done, Nicole, and it is good to see you again.
Reviewed by Aberjhani
A beautiful tightly layered work of art. THE RUSE OF PERFECTION functions equally well as meditation on creativity and as an insightful commentary on the human spiritual condition. Greatly enjoyed the read.

Aberjhani
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU
Deep ontologic thoughts strike teleological feelings in "The Ruse of Perfection". It is a magnificent poem delivering a tray of wise fruits for the mind.

In gratitude and admiration,


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Gloria Buono Daly
Very intense and provacative prose. There are no seeds of perfection in this perfect place we call earth. Thank you for sharing your wisdom and creativity. My best, Gloria
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