Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

Gold Star - 7,053 Points (17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

A Brahman Wins By Tactics! - Poem by Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

A person who owns oxen and bulls is a farmer,

A Brahman who is unable to win by valor
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Topic(s) of this poem: life

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Hi, This poem 'A Brahman wins by tactics! ' is a translation of a Tamil poem from NaanmaNik katikai 53

எருதுடையான் வேளாளன்; ஏலாதான் பார்ப்பான்,
ஒருதொடையான் வெல்வது கோழி; உருவோ
டறிவுடையாள் இல்வாழ்க்கைப் பெண்என்ப; சேனைச்
செறிவுஉடையான் சேனா பதி.53 நான்மணிக்கடிகை


Comments about A Brahman Wins By Tactics! by Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

  • Gold Star - 7,730 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (8/15/2012 7:08:00 AM)

    As we have so many words to describe a noun or a verb in Tamil, it is quite interesting to read the version of the Tamil poem. Well written..Enjoyed reading it! (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,414 Points Leslie Philibert (8/15/2012 5:36:00 AM)

    Enjoyed this a lot, perhaps the English translation reads a bit uneasy, needs some work, (Report) Reply

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