Treasure Island

Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

(June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Contempt not to be the intent


He called me black that I am.
He called me old that I am.
He called me by caste that I belong to.
I have been wounded, truth spoken,
As contempt was the intent behind.
Truth that hurts be dropped
12.07.2008

Submitted: Monday, October 06, 2008

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

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?

Comments about this poem (Contempt not to be the intent by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar. )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Child eater, Nassy Fesharaki
  2. Small but, gajanan mishra
  3. Express shame, hasmukh amathalal
  4. JOEL OSTEEN MAILMAN FOR THE LORD!, Tom Zart
  5. Quotation #2, saint cynosure ( Ken Bennigh ..
  6. Stepping Into Promises, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  7. In Every Cell There Is A White Dove, mary douglas
  8. Child of the Supreme, gajanan mishra
  9. House Wanted: In A Dream, mary douglas
  10. Think of Me., Alyssa Rose

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Burns

When biting Boreas, fell and doure,
Sharp shivers thro' the leafless bow'r;
When Phoebus gies a short-liv'd glow'r,
Far south the lift,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Jessie Pope

 
[Hata Bildir]