Bhaswat Chakraborty

Beauty And Truth - Poem by Bhaswat Chakraborty

Attracted as I am like John Keats
To “A thing of beauty is a joy for ever”
Sometimes I am uncomfortable
To beauties of certain flavour

There is one of the plastic kind
With all the right chiseled curves
Everywhere with the right finish
But without any kernel reserves

And there are ones that are so soft
They are like a lump of butter
A slight breeze of a light difference
Makes their hearts go in tremulous flutter

Tough beauties are like statutory gods
A statue with a lot of legal demands
A mistake on a given protocol
Can arouse their wrath and reprimands

More varieties are there
But the case in point is
Beauty’s even more beautiful
When it comes with truth and ease

When truth lies at the heart of beauty
It is even more sumptuous
Beauty and truth
How I wish they were synonymous!

Comments about Beauty And Truth by Bhaswat Chakraborty

  • (9/18/2009 1:11:00 AM) kernel reserves always on my inner selfs shelf serve me well.
    I have been in statutory god mode-tough, though no beauty by far.
    Mistakes quite many in numbers, willing to speak truth with/without ease.
    Too much some say, I say please, my kernel reserves' say its so,
    and then I feel beautiful. Amen.10+++ 3x3 thank you, Bhaswat
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  • (7/30/2009 1:50:00 AM)

    he he he! I have to giggle, for us ladies do keep you guessing about ourselves. Truth and beauty? ah now, you wouldn't want us telling you lies!

    I enjoyed your writing.

    Mrs. Alice Anne G
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  • (7/24/2009 7:06:00 AM)

    very true beauty is everywhere. blessings, laurel (Report) Reply

  • (7/17/2009 11:22:00 PM)

    That 's very true,
    you have captured the beauty of a woman, wonderfully
    I enjoyed it.
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  • (7/15/2009 6:18:00 PM)

    Again, your poems are incredibly deep and you have to think for a while before you get the meaning. What talent as a poet you have! Am I right here in thinking you are saying what values are inside a person are much more important than physical beauty? (Report) Reply

  • (6/24/2009 11:38:00 PM)

    There is one of the plastic kind
    With all the right chiseled curves
    Everywhere with the right finish
    But without any kernel reserves
    a good poem... and the logic you presented here is ralistic and charming one... liked it and appreciate your idea with poetic expression... melodious one..10+++++++
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  • Rajaram Ramachandran (6/17/2009 7:41:00 PM)

    Though there is beauty in the moon, none can live there. There is beauty in the earth where all of us live and enjoy the moon and other God's creations on this beautiful earth and beyond.. This the truth behind the beauty, well said in the poem. (Report) Reply

  • (6/16/2009 5:26:00 AM)

    Truth is like the flame on the candle (Report) Reply

  • Vidi Writes (6/15/2009 11:24:00 PM)

    I just love this take on the Beauty.
    In a world where...
    Beauty is said to be the power
    there is much to know about it
    In its original terms.

    To conclude... let me add my views too...
    'One who is intellectual always looks inside
    Rates oneself through ones wisdom paradise
    Evaluate the self and enjoy with pride
    Beauty within oneself is for all to realize.'

    You have variety in your write.
    Subject very sensitive.
    And you touch the core of it.

    In today's language.... I may say
    You ROCK here... dear poet.
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  • (6/15/2009 12:11:00 PM)

    is truth
    gd one
    great work
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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (6/15/2009 5:14:00 AM)

    Beauty and truth
    How I wish they were synonymous! rearely u will find composition.. yes but if combined heaven can be found on earth........10
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  • (6/12/2009 7:09:00 PM)

    Everywhere with the right finish
    But without any kernel reserves'.......... this is a nicely observed commentary on the impermanence of the 'skin deep' type of beauty
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  • (6/6/2009 6:25:00 AM)

    nice piece of writing, well started and very well ended. (Report) Reply

  • (6/5/2009 10:04:00 AM)

    a fineeeee. poem......... good.. i really like (Report) Reply

  • (6/4/2009 10:54:00 PM)

    a well researched poem on beauty.but in love beauty is invariably discarded.good write.
    posted 10
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  • Louis Rams (6/4/2009 7:59:00 PM)

    an excellent write and the words we have to ponder
    so that it can open up our mind to all that surrounds us.
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  • Ramesh T A (6/4/2009 3:14:00 AM)

    What is real and truthful is real beauty. There it is sure beauty is truth! Nice to read your poem! (Report) Reply

  • (6/3/2009 11:19:00 AM)

    such a beautiful poem...............well done (Report) Reply

  • (6/3/2009 8:03:00 AM)

    well written. so true. very few have both of them... two thumbs up for my friend!
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  • Makayla Straight (6/3/2009 4:19:00 AM)

    This poem is really good. I wonder how you write such beautiful thoughts. However you have a calling in poetry. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 20, 2009

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