Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

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

A Dumb Person Having A Dream! - Poem by Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

A Scabbard-fish trying to catch
The common snipe bird as such!

An inefficient fellow born in a family rich
Unable to manage and maintain the properties!

A person who, learned with books and education,
Have fears to speak and discuss in a learned audience!

Are considered to be like a dumb person having a dream!
He could not explain and express what he had dreamt!

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem 'A dumb person having a dream! ' is a translation of a poem from Tamil literature 'Thirikatukam'

வாளைமீன் உள்ளல் தலைப்படலும் ஆளல்லான்
செல்வக் குடியுட் பிறத்தலும் - பல்லவையுள்
அஞ்சுவான் கற்ற அருநூலும் இம்மூன்றும்
துஞ்சூமன் கண்ட கனா.7 திரிகடுகம்

Comments about A Dumb Person Having A Dream! by Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

  • Freshman - 877 Points marvin brato (9/24/2013 11:28:00 PM)

    True sentiments, this is quite a reality! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 14, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013

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