Treasure Island

Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

(17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

Don’t Immerse Due To The Arrogance Of Your Vast Knowledge!


Even the roaring snowy ocean
..can be scooped with hand
and swallowed by Agasthiya,
..the King of saints!

Hence don’t immerse due to the
..arrogance equivalent to the lion
with regard to your vast knowledge
..comparable to the sea!

Submitted: Friday, January 31, 2014
Edited: Friday, January 31, 2014
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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Hi,
This poem 'Don’t immerse due to the arrogance of your vast knowledge! ' is a translation of a poem from Tamil literature 'nanneRi'

கடலே அனையம் யாம் கல்வியால் என்னும்
அடலேறு அனைய செருக்கு ஆழ்த்தி - விடலே
முனிக்கு அரசு கையால் முகந்து முழங்கும்
பனிக்கடலும் உண்ணப் படும்.7 நன்னெறி

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