~ Aristotle ~ Niv ~ Poem by MS. NIVEDITA BAGCHI SPC. UK.

~ Aristotle ~ Niv ~

Rating: 4.2

~ Aristotle ~ Niv ~
Ms. Nivedita
29 September 2010.

Aristotle siphoning ~
Only thing I know
I know nothing.

Niv quipping ~
Why I know everything
Of nothing?

Aristotle viewing ~
It’s we see
By means of eyes.

Niv previewing ~
Eyes can’t see if what
Of we is absentee?

Aristotle employing ~
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind
Niv unemploying ~
How paid jobs bunk and degrade mind?

Aristotle saccharining ~
Change in all things is sweet
Niv bittering ~
For sweetening why change things?

Aristotle teaching ~
Education is the best provision for old age
Niv rejoindering ~
Does education proviso promoter of old age?

Aristotle positing ~
Happiness depends upon ourselves
Niv dis-positing ~
What of ourselves not owning happiness?

Aristotle mystifying ~
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
Niv questing ~
Why not marvelousness in every thing in nature?

To Aristotle ~ We owe why?
For Niv ~ We low blow all awe why?
Readers ~ You?

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Paul Judges 11 October 2010

Excellent writing

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Sally Plumb Plumb 11 October 2010

Aristotle was a philosopher... why not we?

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Aldo Kraas 11 October 2010

A very interesting poem

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Andrew Bellon 14 October 2010

enjoyed your witty intellectual dual with the smartest man ever of the west. You held your own, Niv.

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Naida Nepascua Supnet 15 October 2010

funny and cute that you were able to talk to him that way even in a poem. brilliant move.

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John Raubenheimer 01 May 2013

It's good to find humour and potent wordplay and a feeling of fun in your entertaining poem.

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Bachha Chakravorty 31 May 2012

Its a Poetry like dialogue with Ancient Mine Of Wisdom Aristotle Canvas is very apt and poet with modern thoughts analyzed Ancient thought E.g '...In all things of nature there is 'something' of the marvelous....' niv sliced, '...Why not marvelousness in 'every thing' in nature? ...here is the poetic mind looks for 'every thing' not 'something'...I don't know if Aristotle was a poet or not This line is very important, '...Education is the best provision for old age...' here poet very strongly contradicted, '...Does education proviso promoter of old age...' ~ why old age will be age for learning? '...All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind...' its a question of sincerity if sincerity is there why paid job will degrade mind? ? All old is gold may be not true in present day context and socio-economical-ethnic' &c concept Some I've highlighted...very well crafted cerebral poem...thanks for sharing 10++

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Simply fun dished out in covering of Wisdom... Aristotle was great in this time...Poet made a cross section to discover relevance in today's time and she has wonderfully done it...more such work from poet I'll request in future 10++

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Mark Williams 08 February 2012

Dear Nivedita, Thanks for the invite to read your work; sadly, it seems to be too deep for me to understand properly - fortunately, to judge from your ratings, there are many far-better educated readers than myself on this site :) My compliments, Mark (London)

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Besma Jemaa 21 January 2011

Lovely, I liked the idea. You inspired me.

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