Treasure Island

Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

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

Half Cooked Is My Career


Had I pursued arts and literature
I would have failed to make a living.
Had I vigorously pursued a living
I would have denied myself art and
literature.
Having pursued both, I lost both.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Edited: Thursday, May 26, 2011

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