Treasure Island

Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

(June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

A bow to an arrow


Be a bow to your child, who’s an arrow.
Be to him a string in full tension
To shoot him in full swing with high speed.
Let him proceed where he takes himself.
20.12.2009

Submitted: Sunday, October 24, 2010

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