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Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Freshman - 2,117 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Like birth and death


Birth brings happiness.
Parents bring happiness.
Brothers and sisters too.
So do wife and children.
Their exit one by one
Brings you much suffering.
Your death looms with suffering.
Your enemy brings suffering.
Your rivals cause suffering.
Usurpers and thieves too.
So do the wicked and cheats.
Their exit brings happiness.
Accept happiness and suffering
As you accept your birth and death.
02.05.2001, Pmdi

Submitted: Monday, May 03, 2010
Edited: Wednesday, May 05, 2010

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