Ugly beauty

It was a morning so fresh and fine,

Colourful was it and bright sunshine;

I confronted a young gorgeous lady,

Whom I knew since she was a baby,

It had just been a few but long years,

Her sensitive smile turned into jeers,

Lines of innocence fading the child-like face

Bitter experience turmoil leaving its trace,

Painted beauty,enchanting eyesand lips red rosy,

Digesting tough times with demeanor so posy,

Silence empowering diminishing serenity,

Shrewd moves dressed exquisitely pretty,

I felt that vast difference in me and her,

How twists and turns change the pure.

Copyright 2016 Chitkala Mulye (Chitkala Aditosh

24 thoughts on “Ugly beauty

  1. Striking illustration and imagery! Your Ugly beauty poem recalled a passage I read this
    week in Truman Capoteโ€™s Breakfast at Tiffanyโ€™s: โ€œShe was a triumph over ugliness, so often more beguiling than real beauty, if only because it contains paradox.โ€

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  2. I really enjoyed the way you articulated your thoughts. The flow of emotions in the form of a consistent rhyme was delightful to say the least. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful post! According to your convenience please do read some of my writings would love to know what you think about them. ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™


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