ratnaprabha raykar

Pure White

Pure White

Pure white I cannot fathom
the multihues you hide within yourself

On a baby swathed in white
you take on the colour of innocence and joy

On a pious man
you are coloured with selflessness

On a doctor you take on the colour
of efficiency, confidence and dedication

On a nurse
You are service in person

A widow’s clothes tint you with
sadness and helplessness

A postmortemed body in white
wringes pain in the heart

Who are the real YOU
HE saw seven colours
But I see many many more

Ratnaprabha R Raykar

Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 4, 2009

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  • Chinedu DikeChinedu Dike (11/17/2020 4:16:00 AM)

    Well conceived and nicely brought forth with artistic brilliance.
    A work of an intricate mind.
    Thanks for sharing and do remain enriched.

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  • Prabhudev Aradhya (2/10/2010 9:00:00 AM)

    White expressed differently, in colours. Excellent.

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  • Siddharth Singh (8/9/2009 6:27:00 AM)

    Astonishing, really!
    Extremely impressive.
    Deserves a 10.

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  • premji premjipremji premji (7/28/2009 5:04:00 AM)

    On a poet,
    you are the strength of his honesty....

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  • Vidyadhar DurgekarVidyadhar Durgekar (6/22/2009 6:04:00 AM)

    White the mother of all colours encompasses all colours of life beautiful poem

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  • Obinna Eruchie (6/4/2009 1:01:00 PM)

    varieties of representations of white. white is usually symbolised as a colour of purity, unity and peace.

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  • Kesav EaswaranKesav Easwaran (6/4/2009 11:31:00 AM)

    insightful write, Ratna...you have articulated your imaginations over color white very well there...good work...10

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  • Joseph Poewhit (6/4/2009 10:25:00 AM)

    Whiteness has that purity about it.

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