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Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Freshman - 1,699 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

A man’s tendency


Man, you might be richer with wealth
But I am neither poorer,
With my bowl content with contents.
Man, you might be stronger with power
But I am neither weaker,
With my sac’s wants empty.
Why must I fall behind you?

Woman, you might be poorer in looks
I am not richer either
With my kit of virtues torn.
Woman, you are weaker in virtues
I am not richer either
With my bag of conscience worn.
That is why I fall behind you.
31.12.2006

Submitted: Wednesday, April 29, 2009

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