Rishabh Bidya


Beauty waits for none


It was a beautiful morning,
of a very fine day,
but I couldn't hear a thing,
of what my friends would say!

A few feet away in a corner,
relentlessly I'd stared,
for I saw a bewitching beauty,
who had left me ensnared!

However hard I tried to control,
once again I looked there,
and I can't explain the joy,
as I watched her talk unaware.

Propriety dawned on me,
and so I turned my eyes away.
And I felt myself in a turmoil,
as my thoughts went astray.

I turned back only to realize,
that she was now gone,
and I felt this was very unfair,
that her name I'd never known.

She'd disappeared before I could blink,
and I couldn't help but think,
What was it that made me spur?
It was just a sight of her.

If only beauty wasn't so rare,
of a smiling princess with silky hair,
of someone soother than autumn breeze,
perhaps my heart would then have peace.

I knew disappointment and I felt pain,
and so I questioned myself again -
Why couldn't she be my 'someone'?
Why could beauty wait for none?

Submitted: Sunday, December 08, 2013

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 (Beauty waits for none by Rishabh Bidya )

Enter the verification code :

  • Yash Shinde (3/18/2014 4:36:00 AM)

    ....the title itself is as captivating as the poem.....very true beauty waits for none.....well written (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (1/13/2014 11:50:00 PM)

    Propriety dawned on me,
    and so I turned my eyes away.

    Good... instead of staring for too long like an uncouth guy, propriety dawned on you! A thing of beauty is a joy forever! But be cautious, not to be swept over by every beautiful thing! !

    You know how to present your feelings in beautiful verse! ! (Report) Reply

  • Mark Dillon (12/23/2013 5:40:00 AM)

    He who hesitates......Next time don't wait so long.lol Great write again, enjoyed it. (Report) Reply

  • Rishabh Bidya (12/22/2013 2:15:00 AM)

    Thank you all for your comments! ! ! @Neela Nath: Sure, Will try to post regularly. @Sunprincess: Oh! I never repeat my mistakes ;) : D (Report) Reply

Read all 10 comments »

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

Poem of the Day

poet Pablo Neruda

I want you to know
one thing.

You know how this is:
if I look
at the crystal moon, at the red branch
of the slow autumn at my window,
if I touch
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]