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

...my 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
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. Regards Mrs. Alice Anne G
very true beauty is everywhere. blessings, laurel
That 's very true, you have captured the beauty of a woman, wonderfully I enjoyed it.
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?


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