Bashyam Narayanan


A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose - Poem by Bashyam Narayanan

A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose
Not only because of its colour
And not only because of it fragrance
A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose
Also because of the thorns
It holds very close

A gain is a gain is a gain is a gain
Not only because of its pleasure
And the attendant treasure
A gain is a gain is a gain is a gain
Also because of the pain
That, as a part with gain does remain

A joy is a joy is a joy is a joy
Not only because of the emotional elevation
And sorrow attenuation
A joy is a joy is a joy is a joy
Because of the efforts did you employ

A success is a success is a success is a success
Not only because another milestone cross
And because of the new fame you will soon possess
A success is a success is a success is a success
Because you did sweat in the process

A peace is a peace is a peace is a peace
Not only because of the tranquility
And because of the balanced ability
A peace is a peace is a peace is a peace
Because of the war waged against
Disturbance and instability

Full impact of a thing comes to full visibility
Only when its contrast is held in close vicinity


Comments about A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose by Bashyam Narayanan

  • Gold Star - 9,187 Points Madathil Rajendran Nair (4/13/2015 1:29:00 AM)

    Well said. Yes, a value of a thing is known only when it is contrasted against its opposite. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Wildan F Rabbani (6/27/2010 12:31:00 PM)

    I thought it will be a rose and rose and rose poem in every lines
    but I like it very much

    'A success is because of we did sweat...'
    thank you :) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 6, 2010


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