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Beauty from Within

Updated on December 1, 2017
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Nithya Venkat enjoys writing about nature and different aspects of life in the form of poetic verses.

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Beauty is not on the outside; it is something that you find deep down inside your heart and soul.

This poem that I wrote reflects true beauty in the real sense -


Beauty lies deep within,

It’s not on your face, nor on your skin,

Beauty shows in your kind words and smiles,

How you make your life worthwhile.

Beauty is there in kind acts of charity,

Beauty is present when you give to the needy,

Beauty means love, care, warm tender smiles,

Beauty is when you walk the extra mile.

The radiant beauty is in, your grace,

Your warmth, the care, and your tender embrace,

Your hugs and kisses to orphans in need,

That bring out smiles, happiness and belonging indeed,

Can’t you realize, don’t you see,

Beauty is there in you and me,

Feel it in your heart and believe,

Beauty is not what everyone perceives.

Beauty truly lies deep within,

Way beyond your outer skin.

You can find beauty within yourself,

A treasure buried inside oneself.


© 2011 Nithya Venkat

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      Nithya Venkat 16 months ago from Dubai

      ChitrangadaSharan thank you.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 16 months ago from New Delhi, India

      What an appropriate way of defining Beauty! I completely agree with you that beauty lies in a beautiful, kind and compassionate heart.

      Beautifully expressed poem! Thank you for sharing!

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      Nithya Venkat 5 years ago from Dubai

      imthebean thank you for stopping by and reading. Much appreciated.

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      Lauren Shumate 5 years ago from Georgia

      Beautiful Poem!!!

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      Nithya Venkat 5 years ago from Dubai

      mary615 thank you for linking to my hub, will see the photos. Have a great day.

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi again, Vellur. I linked this Hub into mine, thank you. I have added some photos to mine since you read it. Yours will certainly compliment mine.

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      Nithya Venkat 5 years ago from Dubai

      teaches12345 yes, beauty is truly in the eyes of the beholder. Thank you for stopping by. Thanks for reading my works and your constant support.

      mary615 Oh yes please do link . Thank you for stopping by and I am off to read yours. Thanks for the vote and share.

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      I try and find beauty in everything! I wrote a Hub "I Find Beauty In Everything". I'd like to link this great Hub into that one. May I? I invite you to read mine.

      Voted UP, and will share.

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      Dianna Mendez 5 years ago

      IT reminds me of the old saying, "beauty is in the eye of the beholder." Very deep poetic words but so much truth is within the lines.

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      Nithya Venkat 5 years ago from Dubai

      ishwarya22 thank you and yes beauty lies deep within. Thanks for the vote too.

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      Ishwaryaa Dhandapani 5 years ago from Chennai, India

      In this well-versed poem, you rightly said that true beauty lies in character and not appearance. I totally agree with you that beauty is skin-deep and real beauty comes from within. A fetching poem! Well-done!

      Thanks for SHARING. Beautiful. Voted up

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      Nithya Venkat 6 years ago from Dubai

      Angelme566 beauty lies deep within. Thank you for reading and taking the time to comment.

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      Angelme566 6 years ago

      True , beauty is not in what can be seen ..but in what is invisible to our naked eyes..

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      Nithya Venkat 6 years ago from Dubai

      Thankyou for your appreciation vnr.

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      vnr 6 years ago

      a beautiful poem.

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      Nithya Venkat 6 years ago from Dubai

      I do not find the words I fear for all the appreciation and encouraging words you have so generously showered uppon my poems. I feel, Poetry is a special niche, and is very difficult to find appreciation. THANKYOU. This will keep me writng and writing.

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      Audrey Howitt 6 years ago from California

      Beautiful reminder of that which lies within each of us--And you wrapped up the ending so well! Nicely done!!

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      Nithya Venkat 6 years ago from Dubai

      Thankyou. Your words of apreciaiton are so very encouraging.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 6 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      wow how true is this and it is so beautiful how you wrote it and explain true beauty.

      Have a wonderful blessed day

      I voted up and beautiful of course

      debbie

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      Nithya Venkat 6 years ago from Dubai

      Hi Vinaya Ghimire thanks for the appreciaiton.

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      Vinaya Ghimire 6 years ago from Nepal

      Nice work.

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      Denise Handlon 6 years ago from North Carolina

      Beautiful reminder for the Truth of who we are. Thanks for sharing. Wise words to live by.

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      Nithya Venkat 6 years ago from Dubai

      Hi Poetic Fool, Thanks for the appreciation.

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      Poetic Fool 6 years ago

      Your poem does a wonderful job of explaining what true beauty really is. Great job!

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      Nithya Venkat 6 years ago from Dubai

      Hi georgetheagent, I am so happy that you agree. Thankyou.

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      georgethegent 6 years ago from Hillswick, Shetland, UK

      Beauty does lie deep within. Thank you.

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