ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Beautiful Creatures

Updated on December 6, 2010

Once Upon a Time


Angelic face veiled with secrets

Sullen, oblivious eyes,

Removed, alone


Suddenly Alight,

Ablaze with twinkling innuendo

A suggestive secret

Who do you share your innermost truth?

Beautiful Creature

A delight to look upon

As your image is fixed,



Emboldened and yet


To fill, fulfill our picture of you.

You are such a beauty

Wisdom and knowing look back from soulful, mysterious stare

What a beautiful creature you are

With a countenance like an angel.

What plans have you for this brief moment we share?

Sudden impact occurs, so many years later

As I am shaken with the very depth of you

Many masks, multiple illusions,

A changeling before my eyes then…

But unaware

Torn among thought, expression,


Through time and tide you move

And speak to untrained minds,

Unsown fields,

Seeking to grace virgin ground

Which only time will till

With the fruit of awareness

Like a stranger in a strange land

You walk above it all; yet,

Immersed in the pool and swirl of primordial birth

You rejoice in our youth

Our naiveté

Our innocent bliss.

It is as though

Time as not passed

20 years is as long ago

As Yesterday

You are everywhere





Whispering, and

I take you into every part of me.

As though this time has flown

Old feelings renewed and biting

I am excited



And taken

Just as I was

20 years ago.

Thoughts and yearnings are mysterious worlds

It is odd, how one can fool oneself

For an instant

I see you looking back from windows



Television and

The movie screen

But, fool myself no more

You are no longer here

I search to unlock the secret

Find a way, perhaps

To make you real




    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • lorlie6 profile image

      Laurel Rogers 

      7 years ago from Bishop, Ca

      Haunting yet lovely, Lucky Cats!

      Thanks so much.

    • Lucky Cats profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from The beautiful Napa Valley, California

      Thank you Amy. Such a comment is very special as I know you are a wonderful writer with depth and soul. Very much appreciated.

    • Amy Becherer profile image

      Amy Becherer 

      7 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Oh, Lucky Cats, what beauty and mystery you write. This piece pulls me in. It's gorgeous and I love it.

    • Lucky Cats profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from The beautiful Napa Valley, California

      Thank you Tanya! I actually wrote this years ago .. I found it last night when I couldn't sleep and was rummaging around old papers and documents..and there it was. Thanks so much for your always positive and supportive words. You are also very very appreciated for the love you share with animals and the work you do to their benefit. You are blessed...and Amy...and many wonderful animal advocates!!

    • erthfrend profile image


      7 years ago from Florida

      This was so enchanting, so beautiful, so captivating!!! I absolutely loved it!!!


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)