Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

(June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Apparent and latent


When you are struck with a woman’s apparent beauty
You lose interest in it if not coped with her latent beauty.
If you are moved by a woman’s latent beauty
You are not tired; her apparent beauty matches or not.

Love one for the fire
And not for the hair.
02.10.2000, Vijayavada

Submitted: Friday, July 02, 2010

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Apparent and latent by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar. )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Ebola, Is It Poetry
  2. Last Journey, Pradip Chattopadhyay
  3. Cat Nap..., Denis Martindale
  4. Blasphemy Is Light Which Beacons The Pat.., Bijay Kant Dubey
  5. The Tall One, tallulah montegue
  6. to be continued..., Mandolyn ...
  7. A song of a real dream!, PARTHA SARATHI PAUL
  8. The Face in the Passing Train, David Lewis Paget
  9. Awareness of the Truth (Section 36 of Th.., rajendran muthiah
  10. The Poetic Art & Craft of O.N.Gupta, Bijay Kant Dubey

Poem of the Day

poet Edmund Spenser

Of this worlds theatre in which we stay,
My love like the spectator ydly sits
Beholding me that all the pageants play,
Disguysing diversly my troubled wits.
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]