Shining Example

You were the shining example
The one without flaw
They watched you cavort there
Spectating in awe
They said you held kingdoms
In the palm of your hand
Your style was so effortless
And nothing was planned

When you fell from your pedestal
The whole world was stunned
All the artistry birthed there
All the fashions begun
Fell swift to your infamy
How were we so blind?
Such a shining example
With such darkness behind.

(c) Helen Valentina, 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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4 Responses to Shining Example

  1. You describe so well the successes and failures of celebrity life. We are not innocent. We are accomplices: our adulation their pedestal.

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