Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Veteran Poet - 2,895 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Contempt and acceptance


Familiarity breeds contempt.
A familiar saying, all have heard.
It occurs on a downward journey.
Familiarity gains acceptance also.
It occurs on an upward journey.
The braid sheds her charm while the maid gains hers.

Submitted: Saturday, June 15, 2013
Edited: Saturday, June 15, 2013
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