Inside the Mind of Isadora

Nurture Yourself – with Phenomenal Beauty

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black - white rose.web‘She Stands in Beauty’ art by Isadora

Michel Pépé – La Rose Magnifique – Elixir d’Amour

This video is part of an album which has a magnificent quest, an elixir of life,
which invites us in the heart of love.
Michel Pepe offers us here a resplendent piece,
in the perfumed notes or romanticism and sweetness.

A music which caresses the soul and awakens a feeling of infinite LOVE ….
©Michel Pepe


Phenomenal woman

Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.

I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size

But when I start to tell them,

They think I’m telling lies.

I say,

It’s in the reach of my arms

The span of my hips,

The stride of my step,

The curl of my lips.

I’m a woman

Phenomenally.

Phenomenal woman,

That’s me.



I walk into a room

Just as cool as you please,

And to a man,

The fellows stand or
Fall down on their knees.
Then they swarm around me,
A hive of honey bees.
I say,
It’s the fire in my eyes,
And the flash of my teeth,
The swing in my waist,
And the joy in my feet.
I’m a woman
Phenomenally.
Phenomenal woman,
That’s me.

Men themselves have wondered

What they see in me.

They try so much

But they can’t touch

My inner mystery.

When I try to show them

They say they still can’t see.

I say,

It’s in the arch of my back,

The sun of my smile,

The ride of my breasts,

The grace of my style.

I’m a woman

Phenomenally.

Phenomenal woman,

That’s me.

Now you understand

Just why my head’s not bowed.

I don’t shout or jump about

Or have to talk real loud.

When you see me passing

It ought to make you proud.

I say,

It’s in the click of my heels,

The bend of my hair,

the palm of my hand,

The need of my care,

’Cause I’m a woman

Phenomenally.

Phenomenal woman,

That’s me.

written by©maya angelou

Becca whose blog On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea hosts Nurturing Thursday every week to “give this planet a much needed shot of fun, support and positive energy”, she says.
If any of my readers are interested in joining the nurturing, I applaud and welcome you to do so … the more the merrier!!

More Nurturing Blogs:
On Dragonfly Wings with Butterfly Tea
Pocket Perspectives
Laurie’s Healing Notes

Author: Inside the Mind of Isadora

Intriguing, sensitive, mysterious, loving, artistic and crackling with excitement for life is a pretty good description of who I am. I just retired from the world of art where I sold my Artfully Designed Handmade Jewelry for 28 years; although, art will always be a part of whom I am no matter what venue I choose to express it.

26 thoughts on “Nurture Yourself – with Phenomenal Beauty

  1. I love the poem Phenomenal Woman! Thanks for sharing.

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  4. All women phenomenally beautiful and radiant. Inner beauty and grace priceless, timeless and forever beautiful. Posivity and goodness perfect ways to nurture not just ourselves but everyone around us. Thanks.

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    • Being a woman … I have to agree. 😃
      There is so much beauty about a woman both inside and out.
      We are nurturing beings who create wonderful things in our lives
      if we have faith in ourselves. Thanks for you insightful comment, IT.
      It’s always a pleasure to see you visiting here. 😊

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  7. She sure had a way with words… Thanks for sharing that, Izzy! ❤

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  8. great textures and glow 🙂

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  9. A lovely post, Issy. The music video is so relaxing, and I love the words of ‘Phenomenal Woman’. 🙂

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  10. What beautiful roses, nature and music in the video…simply lovely…thank you…

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  11. Thank you Issy this has really helped me this morning.

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  12. Beautiful — all of it! 🙂

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  13. Beauty of nature has a higher vibration (including the beauty within ourselves and others), and I believe beauty around us elevates hope within us!

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    • I couldn’t agree with you more, Becca. I believe it’s the reason people seek nature.
      Thank you for hosting Nurturing Thursday. It’s a pleasure for me to be surrounded
      by the many seekers of nurturing among us.
      Namaste … ❤

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