Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 17,211 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

A Beggar I Am. - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

I show my fake smiles
To those I seek,
To those I cling to
To those I fear
And to those I trap.
Aren’t I a beggar?
18.03.2007


Comments about A Beggar I Am. by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

  • Ozark Mountain Homegrown Ozark Mountain Homegrown (8/26/2013 12:01:00 PM)


    I really like this...very genuine sentiment (Report) Reply

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  • Yash Shinde Yash Shinde (10/23/2012 2:14:00 AM)


    most of us are..........I to have to do same.....beautiful short poem? message.............conveys a great message (Report) Reply

  • Chandrashekar A Posy Poet Chandrashekar A Posy Poet (6/11/2009 4:58:00 AM)


    most of us are lost in it! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Myrtle Thomas Myrtle Thomas (5/21/2009 9:22:00 AM)


    Beautiful, I know those fake smiles, seems they have been around for centuries.But now people do not even attempt to fake a smile, seems a sad world at times.Very lovely (Report) Reply

  • Ashraful Musaddeq Ashraful Musaddeq (4/25/2009 6:25:00 AM)


    Beautiful (Report) Reply

  • life is all about happiness and peace (3/2/2009 7:08:00 AM)


    pretence prevails...when the soul is lost n unhappy...strenghten the soul...to b one with god n all.... true happiness reflects a smiling heart thru eyes, , lips do the speaking good...n spends hrz in praying (Report) Reply

  • Samanyan Lakshminarayanan (2/18/2009 1:55:00 AM)


    we are all rich people sir..but we prefer to show our poverty to others..true acheivers never acted (Report) Reply

  • Seema Aarella (2/16/2009 11:10:00 PM)


    you are a man who always wears his thinking cap.....and it results in so many thoughts and notions about man and his life! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • rago rago (2/13/2009 1:11:00 AM)


    No you are not a begger. Enriched and eloquent in thoughts. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, February 12, 2009



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