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Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

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

Life Is Not Worth The Attempt.


Day has night; light throws shadow.
Likewise, life brings sufferings.
Night is equal to day
Shadow can vary to light.
Suffering is like shadow,
That can be any size to life.
Depth of suffering not known,
Life is not worth attempting,
Pursued with hopes and fears.
Some are sometimes lucky.

Submitted: Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, February 05, 2014
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26.01.2014

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  • Geetha Jayakumar (2/5/2014 12:06:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem. Beautiful flow of words...
    Depth of suffering not known,
    Life is not worth attempting, ....Very true said Life is not worth the attempt...Loved reading it. (Report) Reply

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