Bhaskaranand Jha Bhaskar

Why Wives Hate Poetry?
His poetry is like a ‘kept wife’
Ever unwelcome as a sneer
On a poet’s own home turf
For his wife’s suspicious heart,
Abuzz with the cacophony
Of running grinders and mixers
In her well furnished kitchen,
Is envious of his poetic love
That ignores hers in her den.

She wants no interference
Of this poetic persona non grata
In the marital coterie of her life;
Nor does she want him to have
Any enchanting affair with the vamp
Who consumes their spousal time
And all their marital happiness
And exposes his familial negligence.

Metaphysics of Woman

A body,
To touch
To feel,
An object
With pristine beauty
To be seen in glee
A thought of God
To give a thought to it
Enticing the world over
By her sweet demeanor!

A soothing umbrella
To the tired and the fired
Bathed in the sun of hardships,
The sheep of rudderless life
Anchoring to the shore
From the sores of solitude!
By giving a company
Up to the last….

A fountain –
Humanity finds a way
From her womb
A taste of sweetness
From honeycomb
Of libidinal energy,
The power boosting
The metabolism of man
Channelizing his energy
Goading him to a goal
Not to go astray…
Not to lose hope
Not to lend his soul
To the nymphs of the night –
A wrong womanhood…

A map of dualities –
One leading to the body
Another beyond it –
Hung in balance
Showing the Milky Way
To sustain a new life
To take a healthy shape,
So as to enjoy his life
With the other big one
But in different way
Not for any energy
To build his immunity
But to forget himself
Being lost in a trance…
Beyond all happiness
And pains and sorrows…

In the feminine world
The v-shaped valley –
A bed of sensual gratification
Where in the deep slumber
The soul thus mingled
With the other half
Loses his sense of existence
In cosmic vastness,
Where a life finds a way
Or sometimes goes astray –
Is a cosmic universe
Engulfing all the physics
And metaphysics of life
A transcendental valley –
Passing through
The jungle of the body
To the roaring Lion –
And immense bliss –

To the Divine Being…
Bhaskaranand Jha Bhaskar is a trilingual poet ( in Maithili, Hindi and English10801644_10204637325948678_9145761407248314636_n ) and a well-known reviewer. Born and brought up in a small village of Kharka Basant under Jalley Block of Darbhanga,  he is an MA in English Literature with specialization in Linguistics and Phonetics from Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga. Theory of Literary Criticism is his recent literary zone of interest. Apart from writing poems, he is very much fond of writing short stories, views on news in various newspapers like The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Statesman , The Telegraph etc.