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Beauty And Brains

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‘All that glitters is not gold! ’
Yet it is believed and often told,
That ‘A thing of beauty is a joy forever’,
Then why does a beautiful woman need to be clever?

For the lovely Lida, Lord Zeus turned into a swan,
Consequently, the beautiful Helen was born.
She became the cause of the Trojan war,
Alas! The great Greek men thought she was worth dying for.

Cleopatra had all the mighty Romans at her feet,
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Sarwar Chowdhury 07 July 2009

compact thoughtful composition! ............fine! .....10+

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Dr Hitesh Sheth 19 April 2009

Hunger and temptation, she willfully desists, Exposure to the sun, she judiciously resists. Carefully, she observes every facet of fashion, Exercising is her biggest passion.....................Yea then u are talking about will power not about intellegence...............and the parameters of beauty varies from time to time and place to place and at same time in different places..............so ultimately it is the brain that matters..............Good Write...........

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Preeti Chauhan 17 August 2009

i simply loved the 4th and 5th paragraph...lovely

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Siddharth Singh 07 August 2009

Very rich in content and concept. Comes across as a breath of fresh air.

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Vipins Puthooran 02 January 2012

An enriching poem/ excellent writing! ! !

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Anil Kumar Panda 01 January 2012

very nice.the concept, flow and rhyme is beautiful.liked it.

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Neetha Sasidharan 28 December 2011

mindblowing! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! gud comparison. grt rhyming words nice idea apt title hmmmmmm.it seems dat u really hv used ur brain. u r a grt poettess, teacher

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Allemagne Roßmann 15 September 2011

well and poignant write...

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Dr Antony Theodore 24 April 2010

liked very much comparison of helen and cleopatra how lord Zeus turned into swan.. poetry and myth, poetry and history, poetry and events that turn history, poetry and legends, poetry and religions. you seem to try to touch all in ur poems. thank u for sharing. God bless you

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