Treasure Island

Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

(17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

Always try to maintain nobility!


Whether it is possible or impossible,
The noble persons shall think of the admirable
Deeds only, without submitting them for abuse!

The missed arrow which was aimed at Lion
Is not to be blamed than the swift arrow
That pierced the heart of the Jackal!

The noble persons should aim to do
The rare and best activities possible;
Even it fails, always try to maintain nobility!

Submitted: Saturday, October 12, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 25, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Hi,
This poem 'Always try to maintain nobility! ' is a translation of a poem from Tamil literature 'Naalatiyaar'

இசையும் எனினும் இசையா தெனினும்
வசைதீர எண்ணுவர் சான்றோர்; - விசையின்
நரிமா உளங்கிழித்த அம்பினின் தீதோ,
அரிமாப் பிழைப்பெய்த கோல்? 152 மேன்மக்கள்

Comments about this poem (Always try to maintain nobility! by Dr.V.K. Kanniappan )

Enter the verification code :

  • Valsa George (10/13/2013 8:01:00 AM)

    The world would have gone to the dogs had there been no noble minds who neutralize the wickedness with acts of love, courage and nobility! A very meaningful poem! (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. War And Not To Love, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  2. ISRO's MOM in Mars - Congrats to Indian .., Dr John Celes
  3. Free on the Breeze, Thomas Plotz
  4. Gather strength, hasmukh amathalal
  5. INDIA! INDIA!, dr.k.g.balakrishnan kandangath
  6. Morning, Sara Hopkins
  7. My India (Hindi) भारत अपना, S.D. TIWARI
  8. from 'The Double' VIII, Morgan Michaels
  9. MY DOLL, Ritusmera Mundakkal
  10. Hope and promises, hasmukh amathalal

Poem of the Day

poet Paul Laurence Dunbar

The mist has left the greening plain,
The dew-drops shine like fairy rain,
The coquette rose awakes again
Her lovely self adorning.

The Wind is hiding in the trees,
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. Alone, Maya Angelou
  10. No Man Is An Island, John Donne

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]