Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 4,687 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Crime Must Cove Crime - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

A woman of passion married a king,
Who, a widower, fell for her beauty.
Consumed by passion, madness in heart,
She could not but love his son, so robust,
‘And wanted to bend the stiffness of his will.’
She began to tempt him with all her assets
And miserably failed to seduce him.
Bitten by the rage, born out of ignominy
Of being neglected and pride wounded,
She ventured to take revenge on the son.
In front of her husband, she accused him
Of having raped her using his absence.
The king in rage put to death his son.
‘If love will not obey, it must be vanquished, ’
The queen beamed, with guilt underneath gnawing.
02.02.2008


Comments about Crime Must Cove Crime by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

  • Gold Star - 13,585 Points Ramesh Rai (6/18/2014 11:15:00 PM)

    The story of Ashoka The Great Tishyarakshita n Kunal is identical.I think so. A great piece. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 496 Points Subbaraman N V (7/20/2008 2:44:00 AM)

    Though unfortunate, it happens in the society! Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, July 12, 2008



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