English: Elegant Woman at the Rail

English: Elegant Woman at the Rail (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I wish that I had elegance
I wish that I had grace
I wish I had charisma
A strong, arresting face

I wish that I was fashionable
I wish I had elan
I wish the glitterati
Bowed at my command

But I am somewhat awkward
I never learned the style
I haven’t got the dress sense
To make designers smile

I’m waiting for my moment
My invitation to the dance
If only for one moment
I could know elegance

© Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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13 Responses to Elegance

  1. Where is your fairy godmother when you need her? 🙂

  2. philipparees says:

    Moi aussi Madame! Perhaps a brain instead?

  3. Andersays says:

    my new favorite of yours, elegant on its own

  4. Bah…silly Helen your words convey your elegance more than any old dress 🙂

  5. oh dear sounds like the wall flower – I am sure you are elegant madam 😉

  6. fibee5 says:

    Just think your elegant words will never age yet a woman once thought beautiful may not always seem so, fashion is so fleeting. showing elegance in writing, in my opinion, is less artificial and dare i say vain.

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