Personification of virtue (Greek ἀρετή) in Cel...

Personification of virtue (Greek ἀρετή) in Celsus Library in Ephesos, Turkey (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Virtue is above the need for truth
It calls to something far more powerful
Deep within
It is honour here without need of proof
It shows the inner warrior
The place to begin
It’s nothing more nor less than perfect choice
When everything within the soul
Could yield
It’s how light comes, how angels have a voice
And gives the truest heart the
Perfect shield

© Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

About Helen

I'm drawn to blogging as a way to share ideas and consider what makes us who we are. Whether it's in our working life or our creativity, expression is a means to connect.
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6 Responses to Virtue

  1. jisbell22 says:

    You are a great writer and this one is my favorite!

  2. Virtue is indeed a gift not everyone acquires. But I like how you say it gives the heart the perfect shield. Well done Helen.

  3. Love that last line. 🙂

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